(5 ILCS 160/15b) (from Ch. 116, par. 43.18b)
    Sec. 15b. The head of each agency shall:
        (1) Determine what records are "essential" for
emergency government operation through consultation with all branches of government, State agencies, and with the State Civil Defense Agency.
        (2) Determine what records are "essential" for
post-emergency government operations and provide for their protection and preservation.
        (3) Establish the manner in which essential records
for emergency and post-emergency government operations shall be preserved to ensure emergency usability.
        (4) Establish and maintain an essential records
preservation program.
    The Secretary may provide for security storage or relocation of essential State records in the event of an emergency arising from enemy attack or natural disaster.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)