(5 ILCS 177/15)
    Sec. 15. Internet Privacy Task Force.
    (a) The Internet Privacy Task Force, consisting of 17 members, is established. The members shall be appointed as follows: 2 each by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the House Minority Leader, the Senate President, and the Senate Minority Leader; and 9 by the Governor. The Governor's appointees shall include both professionals in the area of computer and Internet technology and laypersons. The members of the Task Force shall select a chairperson. Members of the Task Force shall receive no compensation but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
    (b) The Task Force shall explore the technical and procedural changes that are needed in the State's computing environment to ensure that visits to State Web sites remain private. The Task Force shall identify the threats to privacy from browsers, search engines, Web servers, Internet service providers, and State agencies and make recommendations as needed. If needed, the Task Force shall devise procedures for creating or installing computer programs on State host computers that will disable cookies and other invasive programs.
    (c) The Task Force shall submit reports to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 31 of each year.
(Source: P.A. 93-117, eff. 1-1-04.)