(5 ILCS 340/2) (from Ch. 15, par. 502)
    Sec. 2. Public policy. It is the public policy of this State and the objective of this Act to lessen the burdens of State government and of local communities in meeting needs of human health and welfare; to provide a convenient channel through which State employees and State annuitants may contribute to these efforts; to minimize or eliminate disruption of the State workplace and costs to State taxpayers that such fund-raising may entail; to serve needs of human health and welfare; and to ensure that recipient organizations are responsible in the uses of the moneys so raised.
(Source: P.A. 90-487, eff. 8-17-97; 91-896, eff. 7-6-00.)