(10 ILCS 5/9-28)
Electronic filing and availability.
The Board shall
provide for the electronic filing of expenditure and contribution
reports as follows:
Electronic filing is required for
committees that during the
reporting period (i) had at any time a balance or an accumulation of
of $10,000 or more, (ii) made aggregate expenditures of $10,000 or more, or
(iii) received loans of an aggregate of $10,000 or more.
The Board may provide by rule for the optional
electronic filing of
expenditure and contribution reports for all other political committees.
The Board shall promptly
make all reports filed under this Article by
all political committees publicly
available by means of a searchable database that is accessible on the Board's website.
The Board shall provide all software necessary to comply with this
Section to candidates, public officials, political committees, and election
The Board shall implement a plan to provide computer access and assistance
to candidates, public officials, political committees, and election authorities
with respect to electronic filings required under this Article.
(Source: P.A. 96-832, eff. 1-1-11