Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change
in the Section concerning information required to be displayed by a
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
New Act from Ch. 102, par. 41.02
5 ILCS 120/1.02
5 ILCS 120/2.02 from Ch. 102, par. 42.02
5 ILCS 120/2.05 from Ch. 102, par. 42.05
5 ILCS 120/2.06 from Ch. 102, par. 42.06
5 ILCS 120/7 new
5 ILCS 140/2 from Ch. 116, par. 202
5 ILCS 140/3 from Ch. 116, par. 203
5 ILCS 140/5 from Ch. 116, par. 205
5 ILCS 140/6 from Ch. 116, par. 206
5 ILCS 140/7 from Ch. 116, par. 207
Deletes everything. Creates the Electronic Attendance Act.
Provides that members of public bodies may attend meetings by
electronic means subject to certain rules and restrictions. Amends
the Open Meetings Act to allow members of a public body to attend a
meeting by electronic means. Requires certain notices by the public
body when a member is attending by electronic means. Provides that a
quorum of the members must be physically present for the public body
to vote on the issuance of bonds or to hold a hearing required by law.
Provides that no more than 2 members may attend the meeting from the
same remote location. Allows a public body to adopt rules concerning
attendance at meetings by electronic means. Amends the Freedom of
Information Act. Provides that a public body that provides access to
records by remote electronic means or electronically transfers
records may charge a fee for remote electronic access or transfer.
Provides that "public record" does not include computer software used
by a public body. Provides that an electronic transmission is not a
written request for public records or a letter for purposes of denying
a request for public records. Exempts electronic mail in which
opinions are expressed, or policies or actions are formulated from
inspection and copying by the public.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
HB587, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Bureau of Budget)
BOB is unable to determine impact of HB587 at this time.
BALANCED BUDGET NOTE, AMENDED
HB 587, amended, does not authorize, increase, decrease or re-
allocate any general funds appropriation for fiscal year 1997.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (DCCA)
No change from previous mandates note.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (Bureau of the Budget)
No change from previous BOB fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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