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Full Text of HB0373  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act is
5amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
6    (15 ILCS 50/10)
7    Sec. 10. Repository of board and commission membership;
8meeting notices.
9    (a) The Office shall establish and maintain on the Internet
10a centralized, searchable database, freely accessible to the
11public, of information relating to appointed positions on the
12State's boards and commissions.
13    The database shall include, at a minimum:
14        (1) The qualifications for, and the powers, duties, and
15    responsibilities of, each appointed position on each of the
16    State's boards and commissions.
17        (2) The name and term of each current appointed member
18    of a board or commission.
19        (3) Each current vacancy in appointed membership of
20    each of the State's boards and commissions.
21        (4) Information as to how a person may apply for
22    appointment to a board or commission, including a uniform
23    application that may be downloaded and printed or that may



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1    be submitted electronically. Such application shall
2    include a data field where an applicant shall disclose his
3    or her ethnicity, gender and disability status for
4    reporting purposes.
5        (5) A link to that section of the Secretary of State's
6    website that allows the public to search Statements of
7    Economic Interest filed with the Secretary of State.
8    (b) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of
9this Section, the Office shall establish and maintain on the
11        (1) a centralized location for an electronic mail
12    listserv for subscribers to receive notices of the meetings
13    of each board and commission and the meeting's agenda; and
14        (2) a listing of the meeting times and agendas for each
15    board and commission.
16    The Office shall send and post meeting notices and agendas
17pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) at least 48 hours before
18each meeting. For the purposes of this subsection (b),
19"electronic mail listserv" means an automatic mailing list
20server used to manage electronic mail transmissions to a list
21of subscribers.
22(Source: P.A. 98-1087, eff. 1-1-15.)