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Public Act 100-0164


Public Act 0164 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0164
HB3234 EnrolledLRB100 09656 MJP 19825 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Historical Library Act is amended by
changing Section 5.1 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 3425/5.1)  (from Ch. 128, par. 16.1)
    Sec. 5.1. The State Historian shall establish and supervise
a program within the Lincoln Presidential Library designed to
preserve as historical records selected past editions of
newspapers of this State. Such editions shall be preserved in
accordance with industry standards and microphotographed. The
negatives of such microphotographs shall be stored in a place
provided by the Lincoln Presidential Library.
    The State Historian shall determine on the basis of
historical value the various newspaper edition files which
shall be preserved microphotographed and shall arrange a
schedule for such microphotographing. The State Historian or
designee shall supervise the making of arrangements for
acquiring access to past edition files with the editors or
publishers of the various newspapers.
    The method of microphotography to be employed in this
program shall conform to the standards established pursuant to
Section 17 of "The State Records Act", approved July 6, 1957.
    Upon payment to the Lincoln Presidential Library of the
required fee, any person or organization shall be granted
access to the preserved edition supplied with any prints
requested to be made from the negatives of the
microphotographs. The fee required shall be determined by the
State Historian and shall be equal in amount to the cost
incurred by the Lincoln Presidential Library in granting such
access supplying the requested prints.
(Source: P.A. 92-600, eff. 7-1-02.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/18/2017