State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT to amend the Open Meetings Act by  adding  Section
 2    4.5.

 3        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section 5.  The Open Meetings Act is  amended  by  adding
 6    Section 4.5 as follows:

 7        (5 ILCS 120/4.5 new)
 8        Sec.  4.5.  Internet  postings.  In addition to the other
 9    means of posting required by this Act, a public body  of  the
10    State  government  that maintains an official web site on the
11    World Wide Web must post its notices, schedules, and  agendas
12    of meetings on that official web site.
13        A  public  body  subject to this Section must include its
14    World  Wide  Web  site  address  on  all   written   notices,
15    schedules, and agendas of meetings required by this Act.
16        Nothing  in  this  Section  requires  a  public  body  to
17    establish or maintain an official World Wide Web site.
18        As  used  in  this  Section,  a  public body of the State
19    government means a public body of  the  executive  branch  of
20    State government under the control of the Governor.

21        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
22    becoming law.

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