(15 ILCS 323/10)
As used in this Act:
"Accessible electronic information service" means news and other timely information (including newspapers) provided to eligible individuals from a multi-state service center, using high-speed computers and telecommunications technology for interstate acquisition of content and rapid distribution in a form appropriate for use by such individuals.
"Blind persons and persons with disabilities" means those individuals who are eligible for library loan services through the Library of Congress and the State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped pursuant to 36 CFR 701.10(b).
"Director" means the State Librarian.
"Qualified entity" means an agency, instrumentality, or political subdivision of the State or a nonprofit organization that:
(1) provides interstate access for eligible persons
to read daily newspapers by producing audio editions by computer; and
(2) provides a means of program administration and
reader registration on the Internet.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)