(5 ILCS 160/15b)
(from Ch. 116, par. 43.18b)
The head of each agency shall:
(1) Determine what records are "essential" for emergency government
operation through consultation with all branches of government, State
agencies, and with the State Civil Defense Agency.
(2) Determine what records are "essential" for post-emergency government
operations and provide for their protection and preservation.
(3) Establish the manner in which essential records for emergency and
post-emergency government operations shall be preserved to insure emergency
(4) Establish and maintain an essential
records preservation program.
The Secretary may provide for security storage or
relocation of essential State
records in the event of an emergency arising from enemy attack or natural
(Source: P.A. 85-414.)