Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Redefines "public record"
to include the underlying research data of a public body's factual
reports, inspection reports, and studies. Provides that the exemption
from inspection and copying for course or research materials used by
faculty does not include information produced or prepared under a
State contract and information that may be used to support a State
policy or regulatory decision.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 140/2
5 ILCS 140/7
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 100/5-40 from Ch. 127, par. 1005-40
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure
Act. Requires that the first notice in the Illinois Register of an
agency's proposed rule must include information identifying any
published study or research report that was used in developing the
rule and where a copy of the study or report may be obtained.
Provides that the agency must make the underlying data available to
the public, subject to the Freedom of Information Act, if the agency
or its contractor performed the study or research.
FISCAL NOTE (Economic and Fiscal Commission)
SB 1150 would have no fiscal impact on the State.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0330
Last action date: AUG-09-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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