(50 ILCS 205/20)
Internet posting requirements.
(a) A unit of local government or school district that serves a population of less than 1,000,000 that maintains an Internet website other than a social media website or social networking website shall, within 90 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly, post to its website for the current calendar year a mechanism, such as a uniform single email address, for members of the public to electronically communicate with elected officials of that unit of local government or school district, unless such officials have an individual email address for that purpose.
(b) For the purposes of this Section "Internet website" shall not include any social media website, social networking website, or any other social media presence that a unit of local government or school district maintains.
(c) A hyperlink to the information required to be posted under this Section must be easily accessible from the unit of local government's or school district's home page.
(d) The postings required by this Section are in addition to any other posting requirements required by law or ordinance.
(e) No home rule unit may adopt posting requirements that are less restrictive than this Section. This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and functions exercised by the State.
(Source: P.A. 98-930, eff. 1-1-15