(75 ILCS 10/8.5)
    Sec. 8.5. Annual library technology grants. The State Librarian shall distribute annual library technology grants, upon the approval by the State Librarian of application from libraries, for initiatives of library development and technological innovations. The State Librarian shall establish the criteria for awarding the grants by rule. The State Librarian may expend appropriations on behalf of libraries statewide for direct purchases of equipment and services that support library development and technological advancement in libraries.
(Source: P.A. 89-697, eff. 1-6-97.)