Public Act 097-0100
HB0177 EnrolledLRB097 02985 KMW 43012 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Local Records Act is amended by changing
Section 3 as follows:
    (50 ILCS 205/3)  (from Ch. 116, par. 43.103)
    Sec. 3. Except where the context indicates otherwise, the
terms used in this Act are defined as follows:
    "Agency" means any court, and all parts, boards,
departments, bureaus and commissions of any county, municipal
corporation or political subdivision.
    "Archivist" means the Secretary of State.
    "Commission" means a Local Records Commission.
    "Court" means a court, other than the Supreme Court.
    "Officer" means any elected or appointed official of a
court, county, municipal corporation or political subdivision.
    "Public record" means any book, paper, map, photograph,
digitized electronic material, or other official documentary
material, regardless of physical form or characteristics,
made, produced, executed or received by any agency or officer
pursuant to law or in connection with the transaction of public
business and preserved or appropriate for preservation by such
agency or officer, or any successor thereof, as evidence of the
organization, function, policies, decisions, procedures, or
other activities thereof, or because of the informational data
contained therein. Library and museum material made or acquired
and preserved solely for reference or exhibition purposes,
extra copies of documents preserved only for convenience of
reference, and stocks of publications and of processed
documents are not included within the definition of public
record. Paper copies of registration records, as defined in
Section 1 of the Library Records Confidentiality Act (75 ILCS
70/1), shall not be considered public records once the
information contained in the paper registration records is
transferred into a secure electronic format and checked for
(Source: P.A. 89-272, eff. 8-10-95.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/14/2011