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