Public Act 098-0589
SB2381 EnrolledLRB098 10592 JWD 40854 b

    AN ACT concerning finance.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Grant
Information Collection Act.
    Section 5. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act,
unless the context otherwise requires:
    "Grant funds" means any public funds dispensed by a grantor
agency to any person or entity for obligation, expenditure, or
use by that person or entity for a specific purpose or purposes
and any funds disbursed by the State Comptroller pursuant to an
appropriation made by the General Assembly to a named entity or
person. Funds disbursed in accordance with a fee for service
purchase of care contract are not grant funds for purposes of
this Act.
    Neither the method by which funds are dispensed, whether by
contract, agreement, grant subsidy, letter of credit, or any
other method, nor the purpose for which the funds are used can
change the character of funds which otherwise would be
considered grant funds as defined in this Section.
    "Grantee" means the person or entity which may use grant
    "Grantor agency" means a State agency that dispenses grant
    "State agency" means State-supported universities and
colleges and any department, office, commission, board, or
authority within the Executive Department, other than the
Office of the Lieutenant Governor, the Office of the Attorney
General, the Office of the Secretary of State, the Office of
the Comptroller, or the Office of the Treasurer.
    Section 10. Grant information collection. The Chief
Information Officer of the State, as designated by the
Governor, shall coordinate with each State agency to develop,
with any existing or newly available resources and technology,
appropriate systems to accurately report data containing
financial information. These systems shall include a module
that is specific to the management and administration of grant
    Each grantor agency that is authorized to award grant funds
to an entity other than the State of Illinois shall coordinate
with the Chief Information Officer of the State to provide for
the publication, at or any other publicly
accessible website designated by the Chief Information
Officer, of data sets containing information regarding awards
of grant funds that the grantor agency has made during the
previous fiscal year. Data sets shall be published on at least
a quarterly basis and shall include, at a minimum, the
        (1) the name of the grantor agency;
        (2) the name and postal zip code of the grantee;
        (3) a short description of the purpose of the award of
    grant funds;
        (4) the amount of each award of grant funds;
        (5) the date of each award of grant funds; and
        (6) the duration of each award of grant funds.
    In addition, each grantor agency shall make best efforts,
with available resources and technology, to make available in
the data sets any other data that is relevant to its award of
grant funds.
    Data not subject to the requirements of this Section
include data to which a State agency may deny access pursuant
to any provision of a federal, State, or local law, rule, or

Effective Date: 1/1/2014