(5 ILCS 100/1-90)
(a) "Rulemaking" means the process and required documentation for the
adoption of Illinois Administrative Code text.
(b) Required documentation.
(1) At the time of original proposal, rulemaking
documentation must consist of a notice page and new, amendatory, or repealed text. New, repealed, and amendatory text must be depicted in the manner required by Secretary of State rule. Amendatory rulemakings must indicate text deletion by striking through all text that is to be omitted and must indicate text addition by underlining all new text.
(2) At the time of adoption, documentation must also
include pages indicating the text of the new rule, without striking and underlining, for inclusion in the official Secretary of State records, the certification required under Section 5-65(a), and any additional documentation required by Secretary of State rule.
(3) For a required rulemaking adopted under Section
5-15, an emergency rulemaking under Section 5-45, or a peremptory rulemaking under Section 5-50, the documentation requirements of paragraphs (b)(1) and (2) of this Section apply at the time of adoption.
(c) "Background text" means existing text of the Illinois Administrative
Code that is part of a rulemaking but is not being amended by the rulemaking.
Background text in rulemaking documentation shall match the current text of
the Illinois Administrative Code.
(d) No material that was originally proposed in one rulemaking may be
combined with another proposed rulemaking that was initially published without
that material. However, this does not preclude separate rulemakings from being
combined for publication at the time of adoption as authorized by Secretary of
(Source: P.A. 92-405, eff. 8-16-01; 92-651, eff. 7-11-02.)