(35 ILCS 120/2-30)
(from Ch. 120, par. 441-30)
Graphic arts production.
For purposes of this Act, "graphic arts
production" means the production of tangible personal property for wholesale or retail sale or lease by means of printing, including ink jet printing, by one or more of the
processes described in Groups 323110 through 323122 of Subsector 323, Groups
511110 through 511199 of Subsector 511, and Group 512230 of Subsector 512 of
the North American Industry Classification System published by the U.S. Office
of Management and Budget, 1997 edition. Graphic arts production does not
include (i) the transfer of images onto paper or other tangible personal
property by means of photocopying or (ii) final printed products in electronic
or audio form, including the production of software or audio-books. For purposes of this Section, persons engaged primarily in the business of printing or publishing newspapers or magazines that qualify as newsprint and ink, by one or more of the processes described in Groups 511110 through 511199 of subsector 511 of the North American Industry Classification System published by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 1997 edition, are deemed to be engaged in graphic arts production.
(Source: P.A. 96-116, eff. 7-31-09.)