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20 ILCS 35/10

    (20 ILCS 35/10)
    Sec. 10. Definitions.
    "Commission" means the State Records Commission created under Section 16 of the State Records Act.
    "Electronic transfer" means transfer of documents or reports by electronic means. Appropriate electronic transfer includes, but is not limited to, transfer by electronic mail, facsimile transmission, or posting downloadable versions on an Internet website, with electronic notice of the posting.
    "Government agency" means all parts, boards, and commissions of the executive branch of the State government including, but not limited to, State colleges and universities and their governing boards and all departments established by the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois.
    "Record" has the meaning ascribed to it in the Illinois State Records Act (5 ILCS 160/).
(Source: P.A. 96-1363, eff. 7-28-10; 97-249, eff. 8-4-11.)