100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced 2/10/2017, by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 3425/5.1
from Ch. 128, par. 16.1
Amends the State Historical Library Act. Provides that selected past
editions of newspapers of this State that are preserved under a program
the Lincoln Presidential Library shall be preserved in accordance
with industry standards (rather than being microphotographed). Provides
that, upon payment of the required fee, any person or organization shall be
granted access to the preserved edition (rather than being supplied with
prints requested to be made from the negatives of the microphotographs).
Provides that the required fee shall be determined by the State Historian
and shall be equal to the cost incurred by the Lincoln Presidential Library
in granting such access (rather than the cost of supplying the prints).
Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Historical Library Act is amended by
changing Section 5.1 as follows:
(20 ILCS 3425/5.1)
(from Ch. 128, par. 16.1)
The State Historian shall establish and supervise
a program within
the Lincoln Presidential Library designed
preserve as historical
records selected past editions of
newspapers of this State. Such editions
accordance with industry standards and
negatives of such microphotographs shall be
stored in a place
provided by the Lincoln Presidential Library.
The State Historian shall determine on the basis of
historical value the
various newspaper edition files which
microphotographed and shall
schedule for such microphotographing
. The State Historian
supervise the making of arrangements for
acquiring access to past edition
files with the editors or
publishers of the various newspapers.
The method of microphotography to be employed in this
conform to the standards established pursuant to
Section 17 of "The State
Records Act", approved July 6, 1957.