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5 ILCS 177/5

    (5 ILCS 177/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
    "Cookie" means a set of computer data or instructions that is placed on a consumer's computer by a Web site server to collect or store information about the consumer.
    "State agencies" has the meaning given to that term in Section 1-7 of the Illinois State Auditing Act.
    "License" means any license, certification, registration, or permit issued by an executive branch State agency, except for a driver's license, State identification card, or vehicle registration issued by the Secretary of State or any license issued by the State Board of Elections.
(Source: P.A. 99-446, eff. 8-21-15.)