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(30 ILCS 500/1-15.100)
"State agency" means and includes all
boards, commissions, agencies, institutions, authorities, and bodies politic
and corporate of the State, created by or in accordance with the constitution
or statute, of the executive branch of State government and does include
colleges, universities, and institutions under the jurisdiction of the
governing boards of the University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University,
Illinois State University, Eastern Illinois University, Northern Illinois
University, Western Illinois University, Chicago State University, Governors
State University, Northeastern Illinois University, and the Board of Higher
Education. However, this term does
not apply to public employee retirement systems or investment boards that are
subject to fiduciary duties imposed by the Illinois Pension Code or to the
University of Illinois Foundation. "State agency" does not include units of
local government, school districts, community colleges under the Public
Community College Act, and the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Board.
(Source: P.A. 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)