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25 ILCS 135/5.02

    (25 ILCS 135/5.02) (from Ch. 63, par. 29.2)
    Sec. 5.02. Legislative Synopsis and Digest.
    (a) The Legislative Reference Bureau shall collect, catalogue, classify, index, completely digest, topically index, and summarize all bills, resolutions, and orders introduced in each branch of the General Assembly, as well as related amendments, conference committee reports, and veto messages, as soon as practicable after they have been printed or otherwise published.
    (b) The Digest shall be published online each week during the regular and special sessions of the General Assembly when practical. Cumulative editions of the Digest shall be published online and in printed form after the first year, and after adjournment sine die, of each General Assembly.
    (c) The Legislative Reference Bureau shall furnish the printed cumulative edition of the Digest, without cost, as follows: 2 copies of the Digest to each member of the General Assembly, 1 copy to each elected State officer in the executive department, 40 copies to the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives and 30 copies to the Secretary of the Senate for the use of the committee clerks and employees of the respective offices, 15 copies to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, and the number of copies requested in writing by the President of the Senate, the Speaker of the House, the Minority Leader of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the House.
    (d) The Legislative Reference Bureau shall also furnish to each county clerk, without cost, one copy of the printed cumulative edition of the Digest for each 100,000 inhabitants or fraction thereof in his or her county according to the last preceding federal decennial census.
    (d-5) Any person to whom a set number of copies of the printed cumulative edition is to be provided under subsection (c) or (d) may receive a lesser number of copies upon request.
    (e) Upon receipt of an application from any other person, signed by the applicant and accompanied by the payment of a fee of $55, the Legislative Reference Bureau shall furnish to the applicant a copy of the printed cumulative edition of the Digest for the calendar year issued after receipt of the application.
    (f) For the calendar year beginning January 1, 2018, and each calendar year thereafter, any person who receives one or more copies of the printed cumulative edition under subsection (c), (d), or (e) may, upon request, receive a set of the printed interim editions for that year. Requests for printed interim editions must be received before January 1 of the year to which the request applies.
(Source: P.A. 100-239, eff. 8-18-17; 100-1148, eff. 12-10-18.)