|Public Act 096-1363|
|SB2630 Enrolled||LRB096 18379 RCE 33756 b|
AN ACT concerning electronic records.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Government Electronic Records Act.
It is the policy of the State of
Illinois to support efforts to reduce government's use of our
natural resources and to look for ways to implement
efficiencies. Government agencies should look for ways to
employ practices that allow for either or both of the
following: (1) electronic storage of documents and (2)
electronic transfer of documents. These environmentally
friendly practices will reduce the State's reliance on paper
and may ultimately save the State money.
"Board" means the Electronic Records Advisory Board.
"Electronic transfer" means transfer of documents or
reports by electronic means. Appropriate electronic transfer
includes, but is not limited to, transfer by electronic mail,
facsimile transmission, or posting downloadable versions on an
Internet website, with electronic notice of the posting.
"Government agency" means all parts, boards, and