(20 ILCS 3860/25)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
    Sec. 25. Health Information Exchange Fund.
    (a) The Health Information Exchange Fund (the "Fund") is created as a separate fund outside the State treasury. Moneys in the Fund are not subject to appropriation by the General Assembly. The State Treasurer shall be ex-officio custodian of the Fund. Revenues arising from the operation and administration of the Authority and the ILHIE shall be deposited into the Fund. Fees, charges, State and federal moneys, grants, donations, gifts, interest, or other moneys shall be deposited into the Fund. "Private funds" means gifts, donations, and private grants.
    (b) The Authority is authorized to spend moneys in the Fund on activities suitable to the performance of its duties as provided in Section 20 of this Act and authorized by this Act. Disbursements may be made from the Fund for purposes related to the operations and functions of the Authority and the ILHIE.
    (c) The Illinois General Assembly may appropriate moneys to the Authority and the ILHIE, and those moneys shall be deposited into the Fund.
    (d) The Fund is not subject to administrative charges or charge-backs, including but not limited to those authorized under Section 8h of the State Finance Act.
    (e) The Authority's accounts and books shall be set up and maintained in accordance with the Office of the Comptroller's requirements, and the Authority's Executive Director shall be responsible for the approval of recording of receipts, approval of payments, and proper filing of required reports. The moneys held and made available by the Authority shall be subject to financial and compliance audits by the Auditor General in compliance with the Illinois State Auditing Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1331, eff. 7-27-10.)