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Full Text of SB1008  93rd General Assembly

SB1008 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT concerning freedom of information.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The Freedom of Information Act is amended by
 5    changing Section 5 as follows:

 6        (5 ILCS 140/5) (from Ch. 116, par. 205)
 7        Sec. 5.  List of available records.  As to public records
 8    prepared or received after the effective date  of  this  Act,
 9    each  public  body  shall  maintain  and  make  available for
10    inspection and copying a reasonably current list of all types
11    or categories of records under its control.  The  list  shall
12    be  reasonably  detailed in order to aid persons in obtaining
13    access to public records pursuant to this  Act.  Each  public
14    body  shall  furnish upon request a description of the manner
15    in which public records stored by means  of  electronic  data
16    processing  may  be  obtained  in  a  form  comprehensible to
17    persons lacking knowledge of computer  language  or  printout
18    format.
19    (Source: P.A. 83-1013.)