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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
(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.
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
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Commission. The Director and Assistant Director may be
compensated from moneys appropriated or available for that
(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
(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.
(a) The Illinois Complete Count Commission outreach
strategy shall be coordinated through the Office of the
Secretary of State which shall provide administrative support
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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
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