(15 ILCS 320/21)
(from Ch. 128, par. 121)
Publications and lists; deposits by State agencies.
(a) All State agencies shall provide and deposit with the Illinois State
Library sufficient copies of all publications issued by such State agencies
for its collection and for exchange purposes. The State Librarian shall by
rule or regulation specify the number of copies required and the
publications that must be deposited.
The number of paper copies of a publication that must be deposited may be
reduced if the documents are also submitted in an electric format specified by
the Illinois State Library. The State Librarian shall set by rule the
standard to be used for electronic data exchange among State agencies and the
(b) For the purposes of this Section:
"State agencies" means every State
official, department, division, section, unit, service, bureau,
board, commission, committee, and subdivision thereof of all branches of
the State government and which agencies expend appropriations of State
"Publications" means any document, report, directory,
rule, regulation, newsletter, pamphlet, brochure, periodical or other
printed material paid for in whole or in part by funds appropriated by the
General Assembly or issued at the request of a State agency, excepting
however, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, and confidential
"Published material" means publications in print and electronic
formats duplicated by any means of duplication, including material
downloaded from a publicly accessible electronic network.
(c) The State Librarian shall from time to time
provide a listing, electronically, in printed form, or in both formats,
publications received by him or her under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 91-507, eff. 8-13-99; 92-617, eff. 1-1-03.)