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705 ILCS 90/1-10
(705 ILCS 90/1-10)
As used in this Act:
"Government agency" includes all agencies, authorities, boards, commissions, departments, institutions, offices, and any other bodies politic and corporate of the State created by the constitution or statute, whether in the executive, judicial, or legislative branch; all units and corporate outgrowths created by executive order of the Governor or any constitutional officer, by the Supreme Court, or by resolution of the General Assembly; or agencies, authorities, boards, commissions, departments, institutions, offices, and any other bodies politic and corporate of a unit of local government, or school district.
"Home address" includes a judicial officer's permanent residence and any secondary residences affirmatively identified by the judicial officer, but does not include a judicial officer's work address.
"Immediate family" includes a judicial officer's spouse, child, parent, or any blood relative of the judicial officer or the judicial officer's spouse who lives in the same residence.
"Judicial officer" includes actively employed and former or deceased:
(1) Justices of the United States Supreme Court and
the Illinois Supreme Court;
(2) Judges of the United States Court of Appeals;
(3) Judges and magistrate judges of the United States
(4) Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court;
(5) Judges of the Illinois Appellate Court; and
(6) Judges and associate judges of the Illinois
"Personal information" means a home address, home telephone number, mobile telephone number, pager number, personal email address, social security number, federal tax identification number, checking and savings account numbers, credit card numbers, marital status, and identity of children under the age of 18.
"Publicly available content" means any written, printed, or electronic document or record that provides information or that serves as a document or record maintained, controlled, or in the possession of a government agency that may be obtained by any person or entity, from the Internet, from the government agency upon request either free of charge or for a fee, or in response to a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
"Publicly post" or "publicly display" means to communicate to another or
otherwise make available to the general public.
"Written request" means written notice signed by a judicial officer or a representative of the judicial officer's employer requesting a government agency, person, business, or association to refrain from posting or displaying publicly available content that includes the judicial officer's personal information.
(Source: P.A. 100-98, eff. 8-11-17.)