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Public Act 100-0390


 

Public Act 0390 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 100-0390
 
SB0100 EnrolledLRB100 04974 RJF 14984 b

    AN ACT concerning government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
Illinois Complete Count Commission Act.
 
    Section 5. Commission; members; meetings.
    (a) The Illinois Complete Count Commission is created,
which shall consist of the following members:
        (1) the President of the Senate or his or her designee;
        (2) the Speaker of the House of Representatives or his
    or her designee;
        (3) the Minority Leader of the Senate or his or her
    designee;
        (4) the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives
    or his or her designee;
        (5) the Mayor of Chicago or his or her designee;
        (6) the Governor or his or her designee;
        (7) the Secretary of State or his or her designee;
        (8) the President of the Cook County Board or his or
    her designee;
        (9) three individuals representing units of local
    government outside of the City of Chicago, reflecting the
    geographic diversity of the State, appointed by the
    Secretary of State;
        (10) four individuals representing units of local
    government outside of the City of Chicago, reflecting the
    geographic diversity of the State, appointed by the
    Governor;
        (11) one representative each from four different
    organizations representing the interests of minorities in
    the State appointed by the Secretary of State; and
        (12) one representative each from three different
    organizations representing the interests of business in
    the State, including one organization representing
    minority business interests appointed by the Governor.
    (b) Members shall serve at the pleasure of their respective
appointing official and vacancies shall be filled in the same
manner as the initial appointment.
    (c) The Secretary of State shall serve as chairperson of
the Commission. The Commission shall meet at the call of the
chair or upon request of any 10 members of the Commission.
 
    Section 10. Expenses; Director; Assistant Director.
    (a) Members of the Commission shall receive no
compensation, but may be reimbursed for expenses incurred in
the course of their service to the Commission out of any moneys
available for that purpose.
    (b) The Commission may employ a Director and Assistant
Director upon a two-thirds vote of the full membership of the
Commission. The Director and Assistant Director may be
compensated from moneys appropriated or available for that
purpose.
 
    Section 15. Duties.
    (a) The Commission shall develop, recommend, and assist in
the administration of a census outreach strategy to encourage
full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census of
population required by Section 141 of Title 13 of the United
States Code.
    (b) The census outreach strategy shall include, but not be
limited to, State agency initiatives to encourage
participation in the 2020 Census, the establishment and support
of school-based outreach programs, partnerships with
non-profit community-based organizations, and a multi-lingual,
multi-media campaign designed to ensure an accurate and
complete count of Illinois' population.
    (c) To assist in carrying out its duties, the Commission
may create and appoint subcommittees as it deems appropriate
and shall solicit participation from relevant experts and
practitioners involved in census issues.
 
    Section 20. Coordination; support.
    (a) The Illinois Complete Count Commission outreach
strategy shall be coordinated through the Office of the
Secretary of State which shall provide administrative support
to the Commission and coordinate with all State agencies and
constitutional officers, as well as units of local government,
to identify effective methods of outreach to Illinoisans and to
provide resources to ensure the outreach program is successful
and that all Illinoisans are counted.
    (b) All State agencies shall inform the Office of the
Secretary of State of their designated census coordinator and
cooperate with the Commission and provide support to the
Commission. For the purposes of this Section, "State agencies"
means any executive agency or department directly responsible
to the Governor. Other entities of State government, including
other constitutional officers, the offices of the legislative
and judicial branches, and units of local government shall
cooperate and provide all reasonable assistance to the
Commission.
 
    Section 25. Reports.
    The Commission shall submit an interim report to the
General Assembly by November 30, 2018, containing its
recommended outreach strategy to encourage full participation
and to avoid an undercount in the 2020 Census; thereafter, the
Commission shall submit its final report to the General
Assembly no later than June 30, 2019, specifying its
recommended outreach strategy for implementation for the 2020
Census.
 
    Section 30. Repeal. This Act is repealed on June 30, 2021.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/25/2017