(775 ILCS 25/1)
(from Ch. 68, par. 101)
(1) "Discrimination" means "unlawful discrimination"
as defined by the Illinois Human Rights Act;
(2) "Discriminatory club"
means a membership club, organization, association, or society, or the premises
thereof, which practices discrimination in its membership policy or in access
to its services and facilities, except any facility, as to discrimination
based on sex, which is distinctly private in nature such as restrooms, shower
rooms, bath houses, health clubs and other similar facilities for which
the Illinois Department of Human Rights, in its rules and regulations, may
grant exemptions based on bona fide considerations of public policy;
"Meeting" means "meeting" as defined by the Open Meetings Act;
or employee of the State of Illinois" means any elected public official,
any person appointed by an elected public official, or any other employee or
agent (whether salaried or contractual), in service to the State of Illinois;
(5) "Public body" means "public body" as defined by the Open Meetings Act
in addition to the General Assembly and committees and commissions thereof;
(6) "Private organization" means any person, partnership, corporation,
association or agency which is not a public body.
(Source: P.A. 85-909