Bill Text: IL SB1606 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology Act to codify the changes made in Executive Order 2016-001. Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology. Abolishes the Information Technology Office (also known as the Office of the Chief Information Officer) within the Office of the Governor and transfers its functions, personnel, and property to Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides for the transfer of information technology functions, including related personnel and property, from specified State agencies, boards, and commissions to the Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides for the powers and responsibilities of the Department of Innovation and Technology, including specified programs and initiatives. Provides for the appointment of the Secretary and Assistant Secretary of Innovation and Technology by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. Provides that the Secretary shall serve as the Chief Information Officer of the State. Amends the Open Meetings Act, the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act, the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the State Fire Marshal Act, the Illinois Century Network Act, the State Finance Act, the Grant Information Collection Act, the Illinois Pension Code, the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, the Public Aid Code, the Methamphetamine Precursor Tracking Act, the Workers' Compensation Act, and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act to make conforming changes. Repeals Sections in the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB1606 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB1606-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Department of Innovation and Technology Act.
6 Section 5. Definitions. In this Act:
7 "Bureau of Communications and Computer Services" means the
8Bureau of Communications and Computer Services, also known as
9the Bureau of Information and Communication Services, created
10by rule (2 Illinois Administrative Code 750.40) within the
11Department of Central Management Services.
12 "Client agency" means each transferring agency, or its
13successor. "Client agency" also includes each other public
14agency to which the Department provides service.
15 "Dedicated unit" means the dedicated bureau, division,
16office, or other unit within a transferring agency that is
17responsible for the information technology functions of the
18transferring agency. For the Office of the Governor, "dedicated
19unit" means the Information Technology Office, also known as
20the Office of the Chief Information Officer. For the Department
21of Central Management Services, "dedicated unit" means the
22Bureau of Communications and Computer Services, also known as
23the Bureau of Information and Communication Services.

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1 "Department" means the Department of Innovation and
2Technology.
3 "Information technology" means technology, infrastructure,
4equipment, systems, software, networks, and processes used to
5create, send, receive, and store electronic or digital
6information, including, without limitation, computer systems
7and telecommunication services and systems. "Information
8technology" shall be construed broadly to incorporate future
9technologies (such as sensors) that change or supplant those in
10effect as of the effective date of this Act.
11 "Information technology functions" means the development,
12procurement, installation, retention, maintenance, operation,
13possession, storage, and related functions of all information
14technology.
15 "Information Technology Office" means the Information
16Technology Office, also known as the Office of the Chief
17Information Officer, within the Office of the Governor, created
18by Executive Order 1999-05, or its successor.
19 "Legacy information technology division" means any
20division, bureau, or other unit of a transferring agency which
21has responsibility for information technology functions for
22the agency prior to the transfer of those functions to the
23Department, including, without limitation, the Bureau of
24Communications and Computer Services.
25 "Secretary" means the Secretary of Innovation and
26Technology.

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1 "State agency" means each State agency, department, board,
2and commission directly responsible to the Governor.
3 "Transferring agency" means the Department on Aging; the
4Departments of Agriculture, Central Management Services,
5Children and Family Services, Commerce and Economic
6Opportunity, Corrections, Employment Security, Financial and
7Professional Regulation, Healthcare and Family Services, Human
8Rights, Human Services, Insurance, Juvenile Justice, Labor,
9Lottery, Military Affairs, Natural Resources, Public Health,
10Revenue, State Police, Transportation, and Veterans' Affairs;
11the Capital Development Board; the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
12Commission; the Environmental Protection Agency; the
13Governor's Office of Management and Budget; the Guardianship
14and Advocacy Commission; the Historic Preservation Agency; the
15Illinois Arts Council; the Illinois Council on Developmental
16Disabilities; the Illinois Emergency Management Agency; the
17Illinois Gaming Board; the Illinois Health Information
18Exchange Authority; the Illinois Liquor Control Commission;
19the Illinois Student Assistance Commission; the Illinois
20Technology Office; the Office of the State Fire Marshal; and
21the Prisoner Review Board.
22 Section 10. Transfer of functions. On and after March 25,
232016 (the effective date of Executive Order 2016-001):
24 (a) For each transferring agency, the dedicated unit or
25units within that agency responsible for information

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1technology functions together with those information
2technology functions outside of the dedicated unit or units
3within a transferring agency to which this Act applies shall be
4designated by the Governor.
5 (b) All powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities of
6those dedicated units and information technology functions
7designated by the Governor are transferred to the Department of
8Innovation and Technology.
9 (c) The personnel of each transferring agency designated by
10the Governor are transferred to the Department of Innovation
11and Technology. The status and rights of the employees and the
12State of Illinois or its transferring agencies under the
13Personnel Code, the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, and
14applicable collective bargaining agreements or under any
15pension, retirement, or annuity plan shall not be affected by
16this Act. Under the direction of the Governor, the Secretary,
17in consultation with the transferring agencies and labor
18organizations representing the affected employees, shall
19identify each position and employee who is engaged in the
20performance of functions transferred to the Department, or
21engaged in the administration of a law the administration of
22which is transferred to the Department, to be transferred to
23the Department. An employee engaged primarily in providing
24administrative support to a legacy information technology
25division or information technology personnel may be considered
26engaged in the performance of functions transferred to the

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1Department.
2 (d) All books, records, papers, documents, property (real
3and personal), contracts, causes of action, and pending
4business pertaining to the powers, duties, rights, and
5responsibilities relating to dedicated units and information
6technology functions transferred under this Act to the
7Department of Innovation and Technology, including, but not
8limited to, material in electronic or magnetic format and
9necessary computer hardware and software, shall be transferred
10to the Department of Innovation and Technology.
11 (e) All unexpended appropriations and balances and other
12funds available for use relating to dedicated units and
13information technology functions transferred under this Act
14shall be transferred for use by the Department of Innovation
15and Technology at the direction of the Governor. Unexpended
16balances so transferred shall be expended only for the purpose
17for which the appropriations were originally made.
18 (f) The powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities
19relating to dedicated units and information technology
20functions transferred by this Act shall be vested in and shall
21be exercised by the Department of Innovation and Technology.
22 (g) Whenever reports or notices are now required to be made
23or given or papers or documents furnished or served by any
24person to or upon each dedicated unit in connection with any of
25the powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities relating to
26information technology functions transferred by this Act, the

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1same shall be made, given, furnished, or served in the same
2manner to or upon the Department of Innovation and Technology.
3 (h) This Act does not affect any act done, ratified, or
4cancelled or any right occurring or established or any action
5or proceeding had or commenced in an administrative, civil, or
6criminal cause by each dedicated unit relating to information
7technology functions before the transfer of responsibilities
8under this Act; such actions or proceedings may be prosecuted
9and continued by the Department of Innovation and Technology.
10 (i) Any rules of a dedicated unit or a transferring agency
11that relate to the powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities
12relating to the dedicated unit or to information technology
13functions and are in full force on the effective date of this
14Act shall become the rules of the Department of Innovation and
15Technology. This Act does not affect the legality of any such
16rules in the Illinois Administrative Code.
17 (j) Any proposed rules filed with the Secretary of State by
18the dedicated unit or the transferring agency that are pending
19in the rulemaking process on March 25, 2016 (the effective date
20of Executive Order 2016-001) and that pertain to the powers,
21duties, rights, and responsibilities of the dedicated unit or
22the information technology functions transferred, shall be
23deemed to have been filed by the Department of Innovation and
24Technology. As soon as practicable, the Department of
25Innovation and Technology shall revise and clarify the rules
26transferred to it under this Act to reflect the reorganization

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1of powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities relating to
2information technology functions affected by this Act, using
3the procedures for recodification of rules available under the
4Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, except that existing
5title, part, and section numbering for the affected rules may
6be retained. The Department of Innovation and Technology may
7propose and adopt under the Illinois Administrative Procedure
8Act such other rules of each dedicated unit or transferring
9agency that will now be administered by the Department of
10Innovation and Technology.
11 Section 15. Powers and duties. The Department shall promote
12best-in-class innovation and technology to client agencies to
13foster collaboration among client agencies, empower client
14agencies to provide better service to residents of Illinois,
15and maximize the value of taxpayer resources. The Department
16shall be responsible for information technology functions on
17behalf of client agencies.
18 The Department shall provide for and coordinate
19information technology for State agencies and, when requested
20and when in the best interests of the State, for State
21constitutional offices, units of federal or local governments,
22and public and not-for-profit institutions of primary,
23secondary, and higher education, or other parties not
24associated with State government. The Department shall
25establish charges for information technology for State

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1agencies and, when requested, for State constitutional
2offices, units of federal or local government, and public and
3not-for-profit institutions of primary, secondary, or higher
4education and for use by other parties not associated with
5State government. Entities charged for these services shall
6make payment to the Department. The Department may instruct all
7State agencies to report their usage of information technology
8regularly to the Department in the manner the Secretary may
9prescribe.
10 The Department and each public agency shall continue to
11have all authority provided to them under the Intergovernmental
12Cooperation Act and other applicable law to enter into
13interagency contracts. The Department may enter into contracts
14to use personnel and other resources that are retained by
15client agencies or other public agencies, to provide services
16to public agencies within the State, and for other appropriate
17purposes to accomplish the Department's mission.
18 Section 20. Security and interoperability. The Department
19shall develop and implement standards, policies, and
20procedures to protect the security and interoperability of
21State data with respect to those agencies under the
22jurisdiction of the Governor, including in particular data that
23are confidential, sensitive, or protected from disclosure by
24privacy or other laws, while recognizing and balancing the need
25for collaboration and public transparency. The Department

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1shall comply with applicable federal and State laws pertaining
2to information technology, data, and records of the Department
3and the client agencies, including, without limitation, the
4Freedom of Information Act, the State Records Act, the Personal
5Information Protection Act, the federal Health Insurance
6Portability and Accountability Act, the federal Health
7Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act,
8and the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
9 Section 25. Charges for services; non-State funding. The
10Department may establish charges for services rendered by the
11Department to client agencies from funds provided directly to
12the client agency by appropriation or otherwise. In
13establishing charges, the Department shall consult with client
14agencies to make charges transparent and clear and seek to
15minimize or avoid charges for costs for which the Department
16has other funding sources available.
17 Client agencies shall continue to apply for and otherwise
18seek federal funds and other capital and operational resources
19for technology for which the agencies are eligible and, subject
20to compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and grant
21terms, make those funds available for use by the Department.
22The Department shall assist client agencies in identifying
23funding opportunities and, if funds are used by the Department,
24ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and
25grant terms.

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1 Section 30. Information technology.
2 (a) The Secretary shall be the Chief Information Officer
3for the State and the steward of State data with respect to
4those agencies under the jurisdiction of the Governor. It shall
5be the duty of the Department and the policy of the State of
6Illinois to manage or delegate the management of the
7procurement, retention, installation, maintenance, and
8operation of all information technology used by client
9agencies, so as to achieve maximum economy consistent with
10development of appropriate and timely information in a form
11suitable for management analysis, in a manner that provides for
12adequate security protection and back-up facilities for that
13equipment, the establishment of bonding requirements, and a
14code of conduct for all information technology personnel to
15ensure the privacy of information technology information as
16provided by law.
17 (b) The Department shall be responsible for providing the
18Governor with timely, comprehensive, and meaningful
19information pertinent to the formulation and execution of
20fiscal policy. In performing this responsibility the
21Department shall have the power to do the following:
22 (1) Control the procurement, retention, installation,
23 maintenance, and operation, as specified by the
24 Department, of information technology equipment used by
25 client agencies in such a manner as to achieve maximum

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1 economy and provide appropriate assistance in the
2 development of information suitable for management
3 analysis.
4 (2) Establish principles and standards of information
5 technology-related reporting by client agencies and
6 priorities for completion of research by those agencies in
7 accordance with the requirements for management analysis
8 specified by the Department.
9 (3) Establish charges for information technology and
10 related services requested by client agencies and rendered
11 by the Department. The Department is likewise empowered to
12 establish prices or charges for all information technology
13 reports purchased by agencies and individuals not
14 connected with State government.
15 (4) Instruct all client agencies to report regularly to
16 the Department, in the manner the Department may prescribe,
17 their usage of information technology, the cost incurred,
18 the information produced, and the procedures followed in
19 obtaining the information. All client agencies shall
20 request from the Department assistance and consultation in
21 securing any necessary information technology to support
22 their requirements.
23 (5) Examine the accounts and information
24 technology-related data of any organization, body, or
25 agency receiving appropriations from the General Assembly,
26 except for a State constitutional office. For a State

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1 constitutional office, the Department shall have the power
2 to examine the accounts and information technology-related
3 data of the State constitutional office when requested by
4 that office.
5 (6) Install and operate a modern information
6 technology system utilizing equipment adequate to satisfy
7 the requirements for analysis and review as specified by
8 the Department. Expenditures for information technology
9 and related services rendered shall be reimbursed by the
10 recipients. The reimbursement shall be determined by the
11 Department as amounts sufficient to reimburse the
12 Technology Management Revolving Fund for expenditures
13 incurred in rendering the services.
14 (c) In addition to the other powers and duties listed in
15subsection (b), the Department shall analyze the present and
16future aims, needs, and requirements of information
17technology, research, and planning in order to provide for the
18formulation of overall policy relative to the use of
19information technology and related equipment by the State of
20Illinois. In making this analysis, the Department shall
21formulate a master plan for information technology, utilizing
22information technology most advantageously, and advising
23whether information technology should be leased or purchased by
24the State. The Department shall prepare and submit interim
25reports of meaningful developments and proposals for
26legislation to the Governor on or before January 30 each year.

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1The Department shall engage in a continuing analysis and
2evaluation of the master plan so developed, and it shall be the
3responsibility of the Department to recommend from time to time
4any needed amendments and modifications of any master plan
5enacted by the General Assembly.
6 (d) The Department may make information technology and the
7use of information technology available to units of local
8government, elected State officials, State educational
9institutions, the judicial branch, the legislative branch, and
10all other governmental units of the State requesting them. The
11Department shall establish prices and charges for the
12information technology so furnished and for the use of the
13information technology. The prices and charges shall be
14sufficient to reimburse the cost of furnishing the services and
15use of information technology.
16 (e) The Department may establish standards to provide
17consistency in the operation and use of information technology.
18 Section 35. Communications.
19 (a) The Department shall develop and implement a
20comprehensive plan to coordinate or centralize communications
21among State agencies with offices at different locations. The
22plan shall be updated based on a continuing study of
23communications problems of State government and shall include
24any information technology related equipment or service used
25for communication purposes including digital, analog, or

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1future transmission medium, whether for voice, data, or any
2combination thereof. The plan shall take into consideration
3systems that might effect economies, including, but not limited
4to, quantity discount services and may include provision of
5telecommunications service to local and federal government
6entities located within this State if State interests can be
7served by so doing.
8 (b) The Department shall provide for and coordinate
9communications services for State agencies and, when requested
10and when in the best interests of the State, for units of
11federal or local governments and public and not-for-profit
12institutions of primary, secondary, and higher education. The
13Department may make use of, or support or provide any
14information technology related communications equipment or
15services necessary and available to support the needs of
16interested parties not associated with State government
17provided that State government usage shall have first priority.
18For this purpose the Department shall have the power to do all
19of the following:
20 (1) Provide for and control the procurement,
21 retention, installation, and maintenance of communications
22 equipment or services used by State agencies in the
23 interest of efficiency and economy.
24 (2) Review existing standards and, where appropriate,
25 propose to establish new or modified standards for State
26 agencies which shall include a minimum of one

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1 telecommunication device for the deaf installed and
2 operational within each State agency, to provide public
3 access to agency information for those persons who are
4 hearing or speech impaired. The Department shall consult
5 the Department of Human Services to develop standards and
6 implementation for this equipment.
7 (3) Establish charges for information technology for
8 State agencies and, when requested, for units of federal or
9 local government and public and not-for-profit
10 institutions of primary, secondary, or higher education.
11 Entities charged for these services shall pay the
12 Department.
13 (4) Instruct all State agencies to report their usage
14 of communication services regularly to the Department in
15 the manner the Department may prescribe.
16 (5) Analyze the present and future aims and needs of
17 all State agencies in the area of communications services
18 and plan to serve those aims and needs in the most
19 effective and efficient manner.
20 (6) Provide telecommunications and other
21 communications services.
22 (7) Establish the administrative organization within
23 the Department that is required to accomplish the purpose
24 of this Section.
25 As used in this subsection (b) only, "State agencies" means
26all departments, officers, commissions, boards, institutions,

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1and bodies politic and corporate of the State except (i) the
2judicial branch, including, without limitation, the several
3courts of the State, the offices of the clerk of the supreme
4court and the clerks of the appellate court, and the
5Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, (ii) State
6constitutional offices, and (iii) the General Assembly,
7legislative service agencies, and all officers of the General
8Assembly.
9 This subsection (b) does not apply to the procurement of
10Next Generation 9-1-1 service as governed by Section 15.6b of
11the Emergency Telephone System Act.
12 Section 40. Bulk long distance telephone services for
13military personnel in military service.
14 (a) As used in this Section only:
15 "Immediate family" means a service member's spouse
16residing in the service member's household, brothers and
17sisters of the whole or of the half blood, children, including
18adopted children and stepchildren, parents, and grandparents.
19 "Military service" means any full-time training or duty, no
20matter how described under federal or State law, for which a
21service member is ordered to report by the President, Governor
22of a state, commonwealth, or territory of the United States, or
23other appropriate military authority.
24 "Service member" means a resident of Illinois who is a
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1the National Guard of any state, the District of Columbia, a
2commonwealth, or a territory of the United States.
3 (b) The Department may enter into a contract to purchase
4bulk long distance telephone services and make them available
5at cost, or may make bulk long distance telephone services
6available at cost under any existing contract the Department
7has entered into, to persons in the immediate family of service
8members that have entered military service so that those
9persons in the service members' families can communicate with
10the service members. If the Department enters into a contract
11under this Section, it shall do so in accordance with the
12Illinois Procurement Code and in a nondiscriminatory manner
13that does not place any potential vendor at a competitive
14disadvantage.
15 (c) In order to be eligible to use bulk long distance
16telephone services purchased by the Department under this
17Section, a service member or person in the service member's
18immediate family must provide the Department with a copy of the
19orders calling the service member to military service in excess
20of 29 consecutive days and of any orders further extending the
21service member's period of military service.
22 (d) If the Department enters into a contract under this
23Section, the Department shall adopt rules as necessary to
24implement this Section.
25 Section 45. Grants for distance learning services. The

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1Department may award grants to public community colleges and
2education service centers for development and implementation
3of telecommunications systems that provide distance learning
4services.
5 Section 50. Rulemaking. The Department may adopt rules
6under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act necessary to
7carry out its responsibilities under this Act.
8 Section 55. Executive Orders.
9 (a) Executive Order 2016-001. The Department of Innovation
10and Technology was created by Executive Order 2016-001. This
11Act is the implementation of that Executive Order, together
12with additional provisions to ensure that the Department of
13Innovation and Technology is able to function as intended under
14that Executive Order. The intent of this Act is to ensure that
15the Department is able to fulfill its duties and purpose under
16that Executive Order. In the event of a conflict between the
17provisions of the Executive Order and this Act, this Act shall
18be controlling.
19 (b) Executive Order 1999-05. The Information Technology
20Office, also known as the Office of the Chief Information
21Officer, was created by Executive Order 1999-05. That Executive
22Order is superseded by this Act.
23 Section 60. Construction.

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1 (a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary,
2on and after the effective date of this Act, references to
3"Bureau of Communications and Computer Services", "Bureau of
4Information and Communication Services", "Information
5Technology Office", or "Office of the Chief Information
6Officer" shall be construed as references to the Department of
7Innovation and Technology.
8 (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary,
9on and after the effective date of this Act, references to
10"Chief Information Officer of the State" shall be construed as
11references to the Secretary of Innovation and Technology.
12 Section 905. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
13amended by changing Sections 5-10, 5-15, 5-20, and 5-605 and by
14adding Sections 5-195 and 5-357 as follows:
15 (20 ILCS 5/5-10) (was 20 ILCS 5/2.1)
16 Sec. 5-10. "Director". As used in the Civil Administrative
17Code of Illinois, unless the context clearly indicates
18otherwise, the word "director" means the several directors of
19the departments of State government as designated in Section
205-20 of this Law and includes the Secretary of Financial and
21Professional Regulation, the Secretary of Innovation and
22Technology, the Secretary of Human Services, and the Secretary
23of Transportation.
24(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

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1 (20 ILCS 5/5-15) (was 20 ILCS 5/3)
2 Sec. 5-15. Departments of State government. The
3Departments of State government are created as follows:
4 The Department on Aging.
5 The Department of Agriculture.
6 The Department of Central Management Services.
7 The Department of Children and Family Services.
8 The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
9 The Department of Corrections.
10 The Department of Employment Security.
11 The Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
12 The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
13 The Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
14 The Department of Human Rights.
15 The Department of Human Services.
16 The Department of Innovation and Technology.
17 The Department of Juvenile Justice.
18 The Department of Labor.
19 The Department of the Lottery.
20 The Department of Natural Resources.
21 The Department of Public Health.
22 The Department of Revenue.
23 The Department of State Police.
24 The Department of Transportation.
25 The Department of Veterans' Affairs.

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1(Source: P.A. 96-328, eff. 8-11-09; 97-618, eff. 10-26-11.)
2 (20 ILCS 5/5-20) (was 20 ILCS 5/4)
3 Sec. 5-20. Heads of departments. Each department shall have
4an officer as its head who shall be known as director or
5secretary and who shall, subject to the provisions of the Civil
6Administrative Code of Illinois, execute the powers and
7discharge the duties vested by law in his or her respective
8department.
9 The following officers are hereby created:
10 Director of Aging, for the Department on Aging.
11 Director of Agriculture, for the Department of
12Agriculture.
13 Director of Central Management Services, for the
14Department of Central Management Services.
15 Director of Children and Family Services, for the
16Department of Children and Family Services.
17 Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, for the
18Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
19 Director of Corrections, for the Department of
20Corrections.
21 Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, for
22the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
23 Director of Employment Security, for the Department of
24Employment Security.
25 Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation, for

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1the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
2 Director of Healthcare and Family Services, for the
3Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
4 Director of Human Rights, for the Department of Human
5Rights.
6 Secretary of Human Services, for the Department of Human
7Services.
8 Secretary of Innovation and Technology, for the Department
9of Innovation and Technology.
10 Director of Juvenile Justice, for the Department of
11Juvenile Justice.
12 Director of Labor, for the Department of Labor.
13 Director of the Lottery, for the Department of the Lottery.
14 Director of Natural Resources, for the Department of
15Natural Resources.
16 Director of Public Health, for the Department of Public
17Health.
18 Director of Revenue, for the Department of Revenue.
19 Director of State Police, for the Department of State
20Police.
21 Secretary of Transportation, for the Department of
22Transportation.
23 Director of Veterans' Affairs, for the Department of
24Veterans' Affairs.
25(Source: P.A. 97-464, eff. 10-15-11; 97-618, eff. 10-26-11;
2697-813, eff. 7-13-12; 98-499, eff. 8-16-13.)

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1 (20 ILCS 5/5-195 new)
2 Sec. 5-195. In the Department of Innovation and Technology.
3Assistant Secretary of Innovation and Technology.
4 (20 ILCS 5/5-357 new)
5 Sec. 5-357. In the Department of Innovation and Technology.
6The Secretary of Innovation and Technology and the Assistant
7Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall each receive an
8annual salary as set by law.
9 (20 ILCS 5/5-605) (was 20 ILCS 5/12)
10 Sec. 5-605. Appointment of officers. Each officer whose
11office is created by the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
12or by any amendment to the Code shall be appointed by the
13Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. In
14case of vacancies in those offices during the recess of the
15Senate, the Governor shall make a temporary appointment until
16the next meeting of the Senate, when the Governor shall
17nominate some person to fill the office, and any person so
18nominated who is confirmed by the Senate shall hold office
19during the remainder of the term and until his or her successor
20is appointed and qualified. If the Senate is not in session at
21the time the Code or any amendments to the Code take effect,
22the Governor shall make a temporary appointment as in the case
23of a vacancy.

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1 During the absence or inability to act of the director or
2secretary of any department, or of the Secretary of Human
3Services or the Secretary of Transportation, or in case of a
4vacancy in any such office until a successor is appointed and
5qualified, the Governor may designate some person as acting
6director or acting secretary to execute the powers and
7discharge the duties vested by law in that director or
8secretary.
9 During the term of a General Assembly, the Governor may not
10designate a person to serve as an acting director or secretary
11under this Section if that person's nomination to serve as the
12director or secretary of that same Department was rejected by
13the Senate of the same General Assembly. This Section is
14subject to the provisions of subsection (c) of Section 3A-40 of
15the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act.
16(Source: P.A. 97-582, eff. 8-26-11.)
17 Section 910. The Department of Central Management Services
18Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
19changing Sections 405-10, 405-270, and 405-410 as follows:
20 (20 ILCS 405/405-10) (was 20 ILCS 405/35.3)
21 Sec. 405-10. Director's duties; State policy. It shall be
22the duty of the Director and the policy of the State of
23Illinois to do the following:
24 (1) Place financial responsibility on State agencies

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1 (as defined in subsection (b) of Section 405-5) and hold
2 them accountable for the proper discharge of this
3 responsibility.
4 (2) Require professional, accurate, and current
5 accounting with the State agencies (as defined in
6 subsection (b) of Section 405-5).
7 (3) Decentralize fiscal, procedural, and
8 administrative operations to expedite the business of the
9 State and to avoid expense, unwieldiness, inefficiency,
10 and unnecessary duplication where decentralization is
11 consistent with proper fiscal management.
12 (4) (Blank). Manage or delegate the management of the
13 procurement, retention, installation, maintenance, and
14 operation of all electronic data processing equipment used
15 by State agencies as defined in Section 405-20, so as to
16 achieve maximum economy consistent with development of
17 adequate and timely information in a form suitable for
18 management analysis, in a manner that provides for adequate
19 security protection and back-up facilities for that
20 equipment, the establishment of bonding requirements, and
21 a code of conduct for all electronic data processing
22 personnel to ensure the privacy of electronic data
23 processing information as provided by law.
24(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
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1 Sec. 405-270. Broadcast communications Communications
2services. To provide for and coordinate broadcast co-ordinate
3communications services for State agencies and, when requested
4and when in the best interests of the State, for units of
5federal or local governments and public and not-for-profit
6institutions of primary, secondary, and higher education. The
7Department may make use of its satellite uplink available to
8interested parties not associated with State government
9provided that State government usage shall have first priority.
10For this purpose the Department shall have the power and duty
11to do all of the following:
12 (1) Provide for and control the procurement,
13 retention, installation, and maintenance of video
14 recording, satellite uplink, public information, and
15 broadcast communications equipment or services used by
16 State agencies in the interest of efficiency and economy.
17 (2) (Blank). Establish standards by January 1, 1989 for
18 communications services for State agencies which shall
19 include a minimum of one telecommunication device for the
20 deaf installed and operational within each State agency, to
21 provide public access to agency information for those
22 persons who are hearing or speech impaired. The Department
23 shall consult the Department of Human Services to develop
24 standards and implementation for this equipment.
25 (3) Establish charges (i) for video recording,
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1 communication services for State agencies and, when
2 requested, for units of federal or local government and
3 public and not-for-profit institutions of primary,
4 secondary, or higher education and (ii) for use of the
5 Department's satellite uplink by parties not associated
6 with State government. Entities charged for these services
7 shall reimburse the Department.
8 (4) Instruct all State agencies to report their usage
9 of video recording, satellite uplink, public information,
10 and broadcast communication services regularly to the
11 Department in the manner the Director may prescribe.
12 (5) Analyze the present and future aims and needs of
13 all State agencies in the area of video recording,
14 satellite uplink, public information, and broadcast
15 communications services and plan to serve those aims and
16 needs in the most effective and efficient manner.
17 (6) Provide services, including, but not limited to,
18 telecommunications, video recording, satellite uplink,
19 public information, and broadcast other communications
20 services.
21 (7) Establish the administrative organization within
22 the Department that is required to accomplish the purpose
23 of this Section.
24 The Department is authorized, in consultation with the
25Department of Innovation and Technology, to conduct a study for
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1management specifications for the networking, compatible
2connection, or shared use of existing and future public and
3private owned television broadcast and reception facilities,
4including but not limited to terrestrial microwave, fiber
5optic, and satellite, for broadcast and reception of
6educational, governmental, and business programs, and to
7implement those specifications.
8 However, the Department may not control or interfere with
9the input of content into the broadcast communications
10telecommunications systems by the several State agencies or
11units of federal or local government, or public or
12not-for-profit institutions of primary, secondary, and higher
13education, or users of the Department's satellite uplink.
14 As used in this Section, the term "State agencies" means
15all departments, officers, commissions, boards, institutions,
16and bodies politic and corporate of the State except (i) the
17judicial branch, including, without limitation, the several
18courts of the State, the offices of the clerk of the supreme
19court and the clerks of the appellate court, and the
20Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts and (ii) the
21General Assembly, legislative service agencies, and all
22officers of the General Assembly.
23 This Section does not apply to the procurement of Next
24Generation 9-1-1 service as governed by Section 15.6b of the
25Emergency Telephone System Act.
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1Section and any provision of the Department of Innovation and
2Technology Act, the Department of Innovation and Technology Act
3shall be controlling.
4(Source: P.A. 99-6, eff. 1-1-16.)
5 (20 ILCS 405/405-410)
6 Sec. 405-410. Transfer of Information Technology
7functions.
8 (a) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the
9Secretary of Innovation and Technology Director of Central
10Management Services, working in cooperation with the Director
11of any other agency, department, board, or commission directly
12responsible to the Governor, may direct the transfer, to the
13Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
14Services, of those information technology functions at that
15agency, department, board, or commission that are suitable for
16centralization.
17 Upon receipt of the written direction to transfer
18information technology functions to the Department of
19Innovation and Technology Central Management Services, the
20personnel, equipment, and property (both real and personal)
21directly relating to the transferred functions shall be
22transferred to the Department of Innovation and Technology
23Central Management Services, and the relevant documents,
24records, and correspondence shall be transferred or copied, as
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1 (b) Upon receiving written direction from the Secretary of
2Innovation and Technology Director of Central Management
3Services, the Comptroller and Treasurer are authorized to
4transfer the unexpended balance of any appropriations related
5to the information technology functions transferred to the
6Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
7Services and shall make the necessary fund transfers from any
8special fund in the State Treasury or from any other federal or
9State trust fund held by the Treasurer to the General Revenue
10Fund or , the Technology Management Statistical Services
11Revolving Fund, or the Communications Revolving Fund, as
12designated by the Secretary of Innovation and Technology
13Director of Central Management Services, for use by the
14Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
15Services in support of information technology functions or any
16other related costs or expenses of the Department of Innovation
17and Technology Central Management Services.
18 (c) The rights of employees and the State and its agencies
19under the Personnel Code and applicable collective bargaining
20agreements or under any pension, retirement, or annuity plan
21shall not be affected by any transfer under this Section.
22 (d) The functions transferred to the Department of
23Innovation and Technology Central Management Services by this
24Section shall be vested in and shall be exercised by the
25Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
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1shall have the same legal effect as if done by the agencies,
2offices, divisions, departments, bureaus, boards and
3commissions from which they were transferred.
4 Every person or other entity shall be subject to the same
5obligations and duties and any penalties, civil or criminal,
6arising therefrom, and shall have the same rights arising from
7the exercise of such rights, powers, and duties as had been
8exercised by the agencies, offices, divisions, departments,
9bureaus, boards, and commissions from which they were
10transferred.
11 Whenever reports or notices are now required to be made or
12given or papers or documents furnished or served by any person
13in regards to the functions transferred to or upon the
14agencies, offices, divisions, departments, bureaus, boards,
15and commissions from which the functions were transferred, the
16same shall be made, given, furnished or served in the same
17manner to or upon the Department of Innovation and Technology
18Central Management Services.
19 This Section does not affect any act done, ratified, or
20cancelled or any right occurring or established or any action
21or proceeding had or commenced in an administrative, civil, or
22criminal cause regarding the functions transferred, but those
23proceedings may be continued by the Department of Innovation
24and Technology Central Management Services.
25 This Section does not affect the legality of any rules in
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1transferred in this Section that are in force on the effective
2date of this Section. If necessary, however, the affected
3agencies shall propose, adopt, or repeal rules, rule
4amendments, and rule recodifications as appropriate to
5effectuate this Section.
6(Source: P.A. 93-25, eff. 6-20-03; 93-839, eff. 7-30-04;
793-1067, eff. 1-15-05.)
8 (20 ILCS 405/405-20 rep.)
9 (20 ILCS 405/405-250 rep.)
10 (20 ILCS 405/405-255 rep.)
11 (20 ILCS 405/405-260 rep.)
12 (20 ILCS 405/405-265 rep.)
13 Section 915. The Department of Central Management Services
14Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
15repealing Sections 405-20, 405-250, 405-255, 405-260, and
16405-265.
17 Section 920. The Department of Commerce and Economic
18Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
19amended by changing Sections 605-680 and 605-1007 as follows:
20 (20 ILCS 605/605-680)
21 Sec. 605-680. Illinois goods and services website.
22 (a) The Department, in consultation with the Department of
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1Internet website devoted to the marketing of Illinois goods and
2services by linking potential purchasers with producers of
3goods and services who are located in the State.
4 (b) The Department must advertise the website to encourage
5inclusion of producers on the website and to encourage the use
6of the website by potential purchasers.
7(Source: P.A. 93-868, eff. 1-1-05.)
8 Section 925. The Department of Commerce and Economic
9Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
10amended by changing Section 605-1007 as follows:
11 (20 ILCS 605/605-1007)
12 Sec. 605-1007. New business permitting portal.
13 (a) By July 1, 2017, the Department, in consultation with
14the Department of Innovation and Technology, shall create and
15maintain a website to help persons wishing to create new
16businesses or relocate businesses to Illinois. The Department
17shall consult with at least one organization representing small
18businesses in this State while creating the website.
19 (b) The website shall include:
20 (1) an estimate of license and permitting fees for
21 different businesses;
22 (2) State government application forms for business
23 licensing or registration;
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1 organization responsible for accepting the application;
2 and
3 (4) contact information for any local government
4 permitting agencies that may be relevant.
5 (c) The Department shall contact all agencies to obtain
6business forms and other information for this website. Those
7agencies shall respond to the Department before July 1, 2016.
8 (d) The website shall also include some mechanism for the
9potential business owner to request more information from the
10Department that may be helpful in starting the business,
11including, but not limited to, State-based incentives that the
12business owner may qualify for when starting or relocating a
13business.
14 (e) The Department shall update the website at least once a
15year before July 1. The Department shall request that other
16State agencies report any changes in applicable application
17forms to the Department by June 1 of every year after 2016.
18(Source: P.A. 99-134, eff. 1-1-16.)
19 Section 930. The State Fire Marshal Act is amended by
20changing Section 2.5 as follows:
21 (20 ILCS 2905/2.5)
22 Sec. 2.5. Equipment exchange program.
23 (a) The Office shall create and maintain an equipment
24exchange program under which fire departments, fire protection

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1districts, and township fire departments can donate or sell
2equipment to, trade equipment with, or buy equipment from each
3other.
4 (b) Under this program, the Office, in consultation with
5the Department of Innovation and Technology shall maintain a
6website that allows fire departments, fire protection
7districts, and township fire departments to post information
8and photographs about needed equipment and equipment that is
9available for trade, donation, or sale. This website must be
10separate from, and not a part of, the Office's main website;
11however, the Office must post a hyperlink on its main website
12that points to the website established under this subsection
13(b).
14 (c) The Office or a fire department, fire protection
15district, or township fire department that donates, trades, or
16sells fire protection equipment to another fire department,
17fire protection district, or township fire department under
18this Section is not liable for any damage or injury caused by
19the donated, traded, or sold fire protection equipment, except
20for damage or injury caused by its willful and wanton
21misconduct, if it discloses in writing to the recipient at the
22time of the donation, trade, or sale any known damage to or
23deficiencies in the equipment.
24 This Section does not relieve any fire department, fire
25protection district, or township fire department from
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1injury caused by donated, traded, or sold fire protection
2equipment that was received through the equipment exchange
3program.
4 (d) The Office must promote the program to encourage the
5efficient exchange of equipment among local government
6entities.
7 (e) The Office must implement the changes to the equipment
8exchange program required under this amendatory Act of the 94th
9General Assembly no later than July 1, 2006.
10(Source: P.A. 93-305, eff. 7-23-03; 94-175, eff. 7-12-05.)
11 Section 935. The Illinois Century Network Act is amended by
12changing Sections 5, 10, and 15 and by adding Section 7 as
13follows:
14 (20 ILCS 3921/5)
15 Sec. 5. Legislative findings and declarations. The General
16Assembly finds and declares:
17 (1) That computing and communications technologies are
18 essential for sustaining economic competitiveness and
19 fostering the educational vitality of this State.
20 (2) That there is an established need for a
21 telecommunications infrastructure that will provide
22 high-speed, reliable, and cost-effective digital
23 connections throughout the State.
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1 educational programs, advanced training, and access to the
2 growing global wealth of information services to citizens
3 in all parts of this State.
4 (4) That the State and communication providers shall
5 continue to collaborate to deliver communications links to
6 anchor institutions in Illinois.
7(Source: P.A. 91-21, eff. 7-1-99.)
8 (20 ILCS 3921/7 new)
9 Sec. 7. Definitions. Beginning on July 1, 2017, as used in
10this Act, "anchor institutions" means Illinois schools,
11institutions of higher education, libraries, museums, research
12institutions, State agencies, and units of local government.
13 (20 ILCS 3921/10)
14 Sec. 10. Illinois Century Network. The Illinois Century
15Network shall be a service creating and maintaining high speed
16telecommunications networks that provide reliable
17communication links for wholesale connections with other
18registered or certified providers and the direct communication
19needs of various anchor institutions throughout Illinois to and
20among Illinois schools, institutions of higher education,
21libraries, museums, research institutions, State agencies,
22units of local government, and other local entities that
23provide services to Illinois citizens. The Illinois Century
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1schools, colleges, and universities, and shall avoid
2duplication of existing communication networks if those
3networks are capable of maintaining future efforts, maintain
4sufficient capacity to meet the requirements of anchor
5institutions the participating institutions, and stay current
6with rapid developments in technology. The Illinois Century
7Network shall be capable of delivering state-of-the-art access
8to education, training, and electronic information and shall
9provide access to networking technologies for institutions
10located in even the most remote areas of this State.
11 By July 1, 2018, the Department of Innovation and
12Technology shall perform a comprehensive review of the Illinois
13Century Network including, but not limited to, assets,
14connections, hardware, and capacity of the current network.
15Nothing in this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly
16shall change contractual obligations of the Illinois Century
17Network that are effective on or before the effective date of
18this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly.
19(Source: P.A. 91-21, eff. 7-1-99; 92-691, eff. 7-18-02.)
20 (20 ILCS 3921/15)
21 Sec. 15. Management of the Illinois Century Network.
22 (a) The Department of Innovation and Technology shall
23govern the staffing and contractual services necessary to
24support the activities of the Illinois Century Network.
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1network's activities shall be governed by the Illinois Century
2Network Policy Committee. The committee shall include:
3 (1) 6 standing members as follows:
4 (i) the Illinois State Library Director or
5 designee;
6 (ii) the Illinois State Museum Director or
7 designee;
8 (iii) the Executive Director of the Board of Higher
9 Education or designee;
10 (iv) the Executive Director of the Illinois
11 Community College Board or designee;
12 (v) the State Board of Education State
13 Superintendent or designee; and
14 (vi) the Director of Central Management Services
15 or designee;
16 (2) up to 7 members who are appointed by the Governor
17 and who:
18 (i) have experience and background in private K-12
19 education, private higher education, or who are from
20 other participant constituents that are not already
21 represented;
22 (ii) shall serve staggered terms up to 3 years as
23 designated by the Governor; and
24 (iii) shall serve until a successor is appointed
25 and qualified; and
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1 who shall serve a term of 2 years and until a successor is
2 appointed and qualified.
3 (b) (Blank). Illinois Century Network Policy Committee
4members shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled
5to reimbursement for reasonable expenses of travel for members
6who are required to travel for a distance greater than 20 miles
7to participate in business of the Illinois Century Network
8Policy Committee.
9(Source: P.A. 98-719, eff. 1-1-15.)
10 (20 ILCS 3921/20 rep.)
11 Section 937. The Illinois Century Network Act is amended by
12repealing Section 20.
13 Section 940. The State Finance Act is amended by changing
14Sections 5.55, 6p-1, 6p-2, 6z-34, 8.16a, and 8.16b as follows:
15 (30 ILCS 105/5.55) (from Ch. 127, par. 141.55)
16 Sec. 5.55. The Technology Management Statistical Services
17Revolving Fund.
18(Source: Laws 1919, p. 946.)
19 (30 ILCS 105/6p-1) (from Ch. 127, par. 142p1)
20 Sec. 6p-1. The Technology Management Revolving Fund
21(formerly the Statistical Services Revolving Fund) shall be
22initially financed by a transfer of funds from the General

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1Revenue Fund. Thereafter, all fees and other monies received by
2the Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
3Services in payment for information technology and related
4statistical services rendered pursuant to subsection (b) of
5Section 30 of the Department of Innovation and Technology Act
6Section 405-20 of the Department of Central Management Services
7Law (20 ILCS 405/405-20) shall be paid into the Technology
8Management Statistical Services Revolving Fund. On and after
9July 1, 2018, or after sufficient moneys have been received in
10the Communications Revolving Fund to pay all Fiscal Year 2018
11obligations payable from the Fund, whichever is later, all fees
12and other moneys received by the Department of Central
13Management Services in payment for communications services
14rendered pursuant to the Department of Central Management
15Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois or
16sale of surplus State communications equipment shall be paid
17into the Technology Management Revolving Fund. The money in
18this fund shall be used by the Department of Innovation and
19Technology Central Management Services as reimbursement for
20expenditures incurred in rendering information technology and
21related statistical services and, beginning July 1, 2016, as
22reimbursement for expenditures incurred in relation to
23communications services.
24(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
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1 Sec. 6p-2. The Communications Revolving Fund shall be
2initially financed by a transfer of funds from the General
3Revenue Fund. Thereafter, all fees and other monies received by
4the Department of Innovation and Technology Central Management
5Services in payment for communications services rendered
6pursuant to the Department of Innovation and Technology Act
7Central Management Services Law or sale of surplus State
8communications equipment shall be paid into the Communications
9Revolving Fund. Except as otherwise provided in this Section,
10the money in this fund shall be used by the Department of
11Innovation and Technology Central Management Services as
12reimbursement for expenditures incurred in relation to
13communications services.
14 On the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd
15General Assembly, or as soon as practicable thereafter, the
16State Comptroller shall order transferred and the State
17Treasurer shall transfer $3,000,000 from the Communications
18Revolving Fund to the Emergency Public Health Fund to be used
19for the purposes specified in Section 55.6a of the
20Environmental Protection Act.
21 In addition to any other transfers that may be provided for
22by law, on July 1, 2011, or as soon thereafter as practical,
23the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer
24shall transfer the sum of $5,000,000 from the General Revenue
25Fund to the Communications Revolving Fund.
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1any other transfers that may be provided by law, on July 1,
22018, or after sufficient moneys have been received in the
3Communications Revolving Fund to pay all Fiscal Year 2018
4obligations payable from the Fund, whichever is later, the
5State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall
6transfer the remaining balance from the Communications
7Revolving Fund into the Technology Management Revolving Fund.
8Upon completion of the transfer, any future deposits due to
9that Fund and any outstanding obligations or liabilities of
10that Fund pass to the Technology Management Revolving Fund.
11(Source: P.A. 97-641, eff. 12-19-11.)
12 (30 ILCS 105/6z-34)
13 Sec. 6z-34. Secretary of State Special Services Fund. There
14is created in the State Treasury a special fund to be known as
15the Secretary of State Special Services Fund. Moneys deposited
16into the Fund may, subject to appropriation, be used by the
17Secretary of State for any or all of the following purposes:
18 (1) For general automation efforts within operations
19 of the Office of Secretary of State.
20 (2) For technology applications in any form that will
21 enhance the operational capabilities of the Office of
22 Secretary of State.
23 (3) To provide funds for any type of library grants
24 authorized and administered by the Secretary of State as
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1 These funds are in addition to any other funds otherwise
2authorized to the Office of Secretary of State for like or
3similar purposes.
4 On August 15, 1997, all fiscal year 1997 receipts that
5exceed the amount of $15,000,000 shall be transferred from this
6Fund to the Statistical Services Revolving Fund; on August 15,
71998 and each year thereafter through 2000, all receipts from
8the fiscal year ending on the previous June 30th that exceed
9the amount of $17,000,000 shall be transferred from this Fund
10to the Statistical Services Revolving Fund; on August 15, 2001
11and each year thereafter through 2002, all receipts from the
12fiscal year ending on the previous June 30th that exceed the
13amount of $19,000,000 shall be transferred from this Fund to
14the Statistical Services Revolving Fund; and on August 15, 2003
15and each year thereafter, all receipts from the fiscal year
16ending on the previous June 30th that exceed the amount of
17$33,000,000 shall be transferred from this Fund to the
18Technology Management Statistical Services Revolving Fund.
19(Source: P.A. 92-32, eff. 7-1-01; 93-32, eff. 7-1-03.)
20 (30 ILCS 105/8.16a) (from Ch. 127, par. 144.16a)
21 Sec. 8.16a. Appropriations for the procurement,
22installation, retention, maintenance and operation of
23electronic data processing and information technology devices
24and software used by State state agencies subject to subsection
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1Technology Act Section 405-20 of the Department of Central
2Management Services Law (20 ILCS 405/405-20), the purchase of
3necessary supplies and equipment and accessories thereto, and
4all other expenses incident to the operation and maintenance of
5those electronic data processing and information technology
6devices and software are payable from the Technology Management
7Statistical Services Revolving Fund. However, no contract
8shall be entered into or obligation incurred for any
9expenditure from the Technology Management Statistical
10Services Revolving Fund until after the purpose and amount has
11been approved in writing by the Secretary of Innovation and
12Technology Director of Central Management Services. Until
13there are sufficient funds in the Technology Management
14Revolving Fund (formerly known as the Statistical Services
15Revolving Fund) to carry out the purposes of this amendatory
16Act of 1965, however, the State agencies subject to subsection
17(b) of Section 30 of the Department of Innovation and
18Technology Act that Section 405-20 shall, on written approval
19of the Secretary of Innovation and Technology Director of
20Central Management Services, pay the cost of operating and
21maintaining electronic data processing systems from current
22appropriations as classified and standardized in "An Act in
23relation to State finance", approved June 10, 1919, as amended.
24(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
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1 Sec. 8.16b. Appropriations for expenses related to
2communications services pursuant to the Civil Administrative
3Code of Illinois are payable from the Communications Revolving
4Fund. However, no contract shall be entered into or obligation
5incurred for any expenditure from the Communications Revolving
6Fund until after the purpose and amount has been approved in
7writing by the Secretary of Innovation and Technology Director
8of Central Management Services.
9(Source: P.A. 87-817.)
10 Section 943. The Illinois Procurement Code is amended by
11changing Section 20-60 as follows:
12 (30 ILCS 500/20-60)
13 Sec. 20-60. Duration of contracts.
14 (a) Maximum duration. A contract, other than a contract
15entered into pursuant to the State University Certificates of
16Participation Act or as provided in subsection (d) of this
17Section, may be entered into for any period of time deemed to
18be in the best interests of the State but not exceeding 10
19years inclusive, beginning January 1, 2010, of proposed
20contract renewals. Third parties may lease State-owned dark
21fiber networks for any period of time deemed to be in the best
22interest of the State, but not exceeding 20 years. The length
23of a lease for real property or capital improvements shall be
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1for bond or mortgage insurance awarded by the Illinois Housing
2Development Authority, however, may be entered into for any
3period of time less than or equal to the maximum period of time
4that the subject bond or mortgage may remain outstanding.
5 (b) Subject to appropriation. All contracts made or entered
6into shall recite that they are subject to termination and
7cancellation in any year for which the General Assembly fails
8to make an appropriation to make payments under the terms of
9the contract.
10 (c) The chief procurement officer shall file a proposed
11extension or renewal of a contract with the Procurement Policy
12Board prior to entering into any extension or renewal if the
13cost associated with the extension or renewal exceeds $249,999.
14The Procurement Policy Board may object to the proposed
15extension or renewal within 30 calendar days and require a
16hearing before the Board prior to entering into the extension
17or renewal. If the Procurement Policy Board does not object
18within 30 calendar days or takes affirmative action to
19recommend the extension or renewal, the chief procurement
20officer may enter into the extension or renewal of a contract.
21This subsection does not apply to any emergency procurement,
22any procurement under Article 40, or any procurement exempted
23by Section 1-10(b) of this Code. If any State agency contract
24is paid for in whole or in part with federal-aid funds, grants,
25or loans and the provisions of this subsection would result in
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1contract is exempt from the provisions of this subsection in
2order to remain eligible for those federal-aid funds, grants,
3or loans, and the State agency shall file notice of this
4exemption with the Procurement Policy Board prior to entering
5into the proposed extension or renewal. Nothing in this
6subsection permits a chief procurement officer to enter into an
7extension or renewal in violation of subsection (a). By August
81 each year, the Procurement Policy Board shall file a report
9with the General Assembly identifying for the previous fiscal
10year (i) the proposed extensions or renewals that were filed
11with the Board and whether the Board objected and (ii) the
12contracts exempt from this subsection.
13 (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of
14this Section, the Department of Innovation and Technology may
15enter into leases for dark fiber networks for any period of
16time deemed to be in the best interests of the State but not
17exceeding 20 years inclusive. The Department of Innovation and
18Technology may lease dark fiber networks from third parties
19only for the primary purpose of providing services to (i) the
20offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General,
21Secretary of State, Comptroller, or Treasurer and State
22agencies, as defined under Section 5-15 of the Civil
23Administrative Code of Illinois or (ii) for anchor
24institutions, as defined in Section 7 of the Illinois Century
25Network Act. Dark fiber network lease contracts shall be
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1rules or requirements, including, but not limited to,
2publication of lease solicitations, use of standard State
3contracting terms and conditions, and approval of vendor
4certifications and financial disclosures.
5 (e) As used in this Section, "dark fiber network" means a
6network of fiber optic cables laid but currently unused by a
7third party that the third party is leasing for use as network
8infrastructure.
9(Source: P.A. 95-344, eff. 8-21-07; 96-15, eff. 6-22-09;
1096-795, eff. 7-1-10 (see Section 5 of P.A. 96-793 for the
11effective date of changes made by P.A. 96-795); 96-920, eff.
127-1-10; 96-1478, eff. 8-23-10.)
13 Section 945. The Grant Information Collection Act is
14amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
15 (30 ILCS 707/10)
16 Sec. 10. Grant information collection. The Secretary of
17Innovation and Technology Chief Information Officer of the
18State, as designated by the Governor, shall coordinate with
19each State agency to develop, with any existing or newly
20available resources and technology, appropriate systems to
21accurately report data containing financial information. These
22systems shall include a module that is specific to the
23management and administration of grant funds.
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1to an entity other than the State of Illinois shall coordinate
2with the Secretary of Innovation and Technology Chief
3Information Officer of the State to provide for the
4publication, at data.illinois.gov or any other publicly
5accessible website designated by the Chief Information
6Officer, of data sets containing information regarding awards
7of grant funds that the grantor agency has made during the
8previous fiscal year. Data sets shall be published on at least
9a quarterly basis and shall include, at a minimum, the
10following:
11 (1) the name of the grantor agency;
12 (2) the name and postal zip code of the grantee;
13 (3) a short description of the purpose of the award of
14 grant funds;
15 (4) the amount of each award of grant funds;
16 (5) the date of each award of grant funds; and
17 (6) the duration of each award of grant funds.
18 In addition, each grantor agency shall make best efforts,
19with available resources and technology, to make available in
20the data sets any other data that is relevant to its award of
21grant funds.
22 Data not subject to the requirements of this Section
23include data to which a State agency may deny access pursuant
24to any provision of a federal, State, or local law, rule, or
25regulation.
26(Source: P.A. 98-589, eff. 1-1-14.)

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1 Section 950. The Illinois Pension Code is amended by
2changing Sections 1-160, 14-110, and 15-106 as follows:
3 (40 ILCS 5/1-160)
4 (Text of Section WITHOUT the changes made by P.A. 98-641,
5which has been held unconstitutional)
6 Sec. 1-160. Provisions applicable to new hires.
7 (a) The provisions of this Section apply to a person who,
8on or after January 1, 2011, first becomes a member or a
9participant under any reciprocal retirement system or pension
10fund established under this Code, other than a retirement
11system or pension fund established under Article 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
1215 or 18 of this Code, notwithstanding any other provision of
13this Code to the contrary, but do not apply to any self-managed
14plan established under this Code, to any person with respect to
15service as a sheriff's law enforcement employee under Article
167, or to any participant of the retirement plan established
17under Section 22-101. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary
18in this Section, for purposes of this Section, a person who
19participated in a retirement system under Article 15 prior to
20January 1, 2011 shall be deemed a person who first became a
21member or participant prior to January 1, 2011 under any
22retirement system or pension fund subject to this Section. The
23changes made to this Section by Public Act 98-596 this
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1of existing law and are intended to be retroactive to January
21, 2011 (the effective date of Public Act 96-889),
3notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1-103.1 of this Code.
4 (b) "Final average salary" means the average monthly (or
5annual) salary obtained by dividing the total salary or
6earnings calculated under the Article applicable to the member
7or participant during the 96 consecutive months (or 8
8consecutive years) of service within the last 120 months (or 10
9years) of service in which the total salary or earnings
10calculated under the applicable Article was the highest by the
11number of months (or years) of service in that period. For the
12purposes of a person who first becomes a member or participant
13of any retirement system or pension fund to which this Section
14applies on or after January 1, 2011, in this Code, "final
15average salary" shall be substituted for the following:
16 (1) In Article 7 (except for service as sheriff's law
17 enforcement employees), "final rate of earnings".
18 (2) In Articles 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12, "highest average
19 annual salary for any 4 consecutive years within the last
20 10 years of service immediately preceding the date of
21 withdrawal".
22 (3) In Article 13, "average final salary".
23 (4) In Article 14, "final average compensation".
24 (5) In Article 17, "average salary".
25 (6) In Section 22-207, "wages or salary received by him
26 at the date of retirement or discharge".

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1 (b-5) Beginning on January 1, 2011, for all purposes under
2this Code (including without limitation the calculation of
3benefits and employee contributions), the annual earnings,
4salary, or wages (based on the plan year) of a member or
5participant to whom this Section applies shall not exceed
6$106,800; however, that amount shall annually thereafter be
7increased by the lesser of (i) 3% of that amount, including all
8previous adjustments, or (ii) one-half the annual unadjusted
9percentage increase (but not less than zero) in the consumer
10price index-u for the 12 months ending with the September
11preceding each November 1, including all previous adjustments.
12 For the purposes of this Section, "consumer price index-u"
13means the index published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of
14the United States Department of Labor that measures the average
15change in prices of goods and services purchased by all urban
16consumers, United States city average, all items, 1982-84 =
17100. The new amount resulting from each annual adjustment shall
18be determined by the Public Pension Division of the Department
19of Insurance and made available to the boards of the retirement
20systems and pension funds by November 1 of each year.
21 (c) A member or participant is entitled to a retirement
22annuity upon written application if he or she has attained age
2367 (beginning January 1, 2015, age 65 with respect to service
24under Article 12 of this Code that is subject to this Section)
25and has at least 10 years of service credit and is otherwise
26eligible under the requirements of the applicable Article.

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1 A member or participant who has attained age 62 (beginning
2January 1, 2015, age 60 with respect to service under Article
312 of this Code that is subject to this Section) and has at
4least 10 years of service credit and is otherwise eligible
5under the requirements of the applicable Article may elect to
6receive the lower retirement annuity provided in subsection (d)
7of this Section.
8 (d) The retirement annuity of a member or participant who
9is retiring after attaining age 62 (beginning January 1, 2015,
10age 60 with respect to service under Article 12 of this Code
11that is subject to this Section) with at least 10 years of
12service credit shall be reduced by one-half of 1% for each full
13month that the member's age is under age 67 (beginning January
141, 2015, age 65 with respect to service under Article 12 of
15this Code that is subject to this Section).
16 (e) Any retirement annuity or supplemental annuity shall be
17subject to annual increases on the January 1 occurring either
18on or after the attainment of age 67 (beginning January 1,
192015, age 65 with respect to service under Article 12 of this
20Code that is subject to this Section) or the first anniversary
21of the annuity start date, whichever is later. Each annual
22increase shall be calculated at 3% or one-half the annual
23unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero) in the
24consumer price index-u for the 12 months ending with the
25September preceding each November 1, whichever is less, of the
26originally granted retirement annuity. If the annual

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1unadjusted percentage change in the consumer price index-u for
2the 12 months ending with the September preceding each November
31 is zero or there is a decrease, then the annuity shall not be
4increased.
5 (f) The initial survivor's or widow's annuity of an
6otherwise eligible survivor or widow of a retired member or
7participant who first became a member or participant on or
8after January 1, 2011 shall be in the amount of 66 2/3% of the
9retired member's or participant's retirement annuity at the
10date of death. In the case of the death of a member or
11participant who has not retired and who first became a member
12or participant on or after January 1, 2011, eligibility for a
13survivor's or widow's annuity shall be determined by the
14applicable Article of this Code. The initial benefit shall be
1566 2/3% of the earned annuity without a reduction due to age. A
16child's annuity of an otherwise eligible child shall be in the
17amount prescribed under each Article if applicable. Any
18survivor's or widow's annuity shall be increased (1) on each
19January 1 occurring on or after the commencement of the annuity
20if the deceased member died while receiving a retirement
21annuity or (2) in other cases, on each January 1 occurring
22after the first anniversary of the commencement of the annuity.
23Each annual increase shall be calculated at 3% or one-half the
24annual unadjusted percentage increase (but not less than zero)
25in the consumer price index-u for the 12 months ending with the
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1originally granted survivor's annuity. If the annual
2unadjusted percentage change in the consumer price index-u for
3the 12 months ending with the September preceding each November
41 is zero or there is a decrease, then the annuity shall not be
5increased.
6 (g) The benefits in Section 14-110 apply only if the person
7is a State policeman, a fire fighter in the fire protection
8service of a department, or a security employee of the
9Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile
10Justice, or a security employee of the Department of Innovation
11and Technology, as those terms are defined in subsection (b)
12and subsection (c) of Section 14-110. A person who meets the
13requirements of this Section is entitled to an annuity
14calculated under the provisions of Section 14-110, in lieu of
15the regular or minimum retirement annuity, only if the person
16has withdrawn from service with not less than 20 years of
17eligible creditable service and has attained age 60, regardless
18of whether the attainment of age 60 occurs while the person is
19still in service.
20 (h) If a person who first becomes a member or a participant
21of a retirement system or pension fund subject to this Section
22on or after January 1, 2011 is receiving a retirement annuity
23or retirement pension under that system or fund and becomes a
24member or participant under any other system or fund created by
25this Code and is employed on a full-time basis, except for
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1this Section under subsection (a) of this Section, then the
2person's retirement annuity or retirement pension under that
3system or fund shall be suspended during that employment. Upon
4termination of that employment, the person's retirement
5annuity or retirement pension payments shall resume and be
6recalculated if recalculation is provided for under the
7applicable Article of this Code.
8 If a person who first becomes a member of a retirement
9system or pension fund subject to this Section on or after
10January 1, 2012 and is receiving a retirement annuity or
11retirement pension under that system or fund and accepts on a
12contractual basis a position to provide services to a
13governmental entity from which he or she has retired, then that
14person's annuity or retirement pension earned as an active
15employee of the employer shall be suspended during that
16contractual service. A person receiving an annuity or
17retirement pension under this Code shall notify the pension
18fund or retirement system from which he or she is receiving an
19annuity or retirement pension, as well as his or her
20contractual employer, of his or her retirement status before
21accepting contractual employment. A person who fails to submit
22such notification shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and
23required to pay a fine of $1,000. Upon termination of that
24contractual employment, the person's retirement annuity or
25retirement pension payments shall resume and, if appropriate,
26be recalculated under the applicable provisions of this Code.

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1 (i) (Blank).
2 (j) In the case of a conflict between the provisions of
3this Section and any other provision of this Code, the
4provisions of this Section shall control.
5(Source: P.A. 97-609, eff. 1-1-12; 98-92, eff. 7-16-13; 98-596,
6eff. 11-19-13; 98-622, eff. 6-1-14; revised 3-24-16.)
7 (40 ILCS 5/14-110) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 14-110)
8 (Text of Section WITHOUT the changes made by P.A. 98-599,
9which has been held unconstitutional)
10 Sec. 14-110. Alternative retirement annuity.
11 (a) Any member who has withdrawn from service with not less
12than 20 years of eligible creditable service and has attained
13age 55, and any member who has withdrawn from service with not
14less than 25 years of eligible creditable service and has
15attained age 50, regardless of whether the attainment of either
16of the specified ages occurs while the member is still in
17service, shall be entitled to receive at the option of the
18member, in lieu of the regular or minimum retirement annuity, a
19retirement annuity computed as follows:
20 (i) for periods of service as a noncovered employee: if
21 retirement occurs on or after January 1, 2001, 3% of final
22 average compensation for each year of creditable service;
23 if retirement occurs before January 1, 2001, 2 1/4% of
24 final average compensation for each of the first 10 years
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1 to and including 20 years of creditable service, and 2 3/4%
2 for each year of creditable service above 20 years; and
3 (ii) for periods of eligible creditable service as a
4 covered employee: if retirement occurs on or after January
5 1, 2001, 2.5% of final average compensation for each year
6 of creditable service; if retirement occurs before January
7 1, 2001, 1.67% of final average compensation for each of
8 the first 10 years of such service, 1.90% for each of the
9 next 10 years of such service, 2.10% for each year of such
10 service in excess of 20 but not exceeding 30, and 2.30% for
11 each year in excess of 30.
12 Such annuity shall be subject to a maximum of 75% of final
13average compensation if retirement occurs before January 1,
142001 or to a maximum of 80% of final average compensation if
15retirement occurs on or after January 1, 2001.
16 These rates shall not be applicable to any service
17performed by a member as a covered employee which is not
18eligible creditable service. Service as a covered employee
19which is not eligible creditable service shall be subject to
20the rates and provisions of Section 14-108.
21 (b) For the purpose of this Section, "eligible creditable
22service" means creditable service resulting from service in one
23or more of the following positions:
24 (1) State policeman;
25 (2) fire fighter in the fire protection service of a
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1 (3) air pilot;
2 (4) special agent;
3 (5) investigator for the Secretary of State;
4 (6) conservation police officer;
5 (7) investigator for the Department of Revenue or the
6 Illinois Gaming Board;
7 (8) security employee of the Department of Human
8 Services;
9 (9) Central Management Services security police
10 officer;
11 (10) security employee of the Department of
12 Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice;
13 (11) dangerous drugs investigator;
14 (12) investigator for the Department of State Police;
15 (13) investigator for the Office of the Attorney
16 General;
17 (14) controlled substance inspector;
18 (15) investigator for the Office of the State's
19 Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor;
20 (16) Commerce Commission police officer;
21 (17) arson investigator;
22 (18) State highway maintenance worker; .
23 (19) security employee of the Department of Innovation
24 and Technology.
25 A person employed in one of the positions specified in this
26subsection is entitled to eligible creditable service for

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1service credit earned under this Article while undergoing the
2basic police training course approved by the Illinois Law
3Enforcement Training Standards Board, if completion of that
4training is required of persons serving in that position. For
5the purposes of this Code, service during the required basic
6police training course shall be deemed performance of the
7duties of the specified position, even though the person is not
8a sworn peace officer at the time of the training.
9 (c) For the purposes of this Section:
10 (1) The term "state policeman" includes any title or
11 position in the Department of State Police that is held by
12 an individual employed under the State Police Act.
13 (2) The term "fire fighter in the fire protection
14 service of a department" includes all officers in such fire
15 protection service including fire chiefs and assistant
16 fire chiefs.
17 (3) The term "air pilot" includes any employee whose
18 official job description on file in the Department of
19 Central Management Services, or in the department by which
20 he is employed if that department is not covered by the
21 Personnel Code, states that his principal duty is the
22 operation of aircraft, and who possesses a pilot's license;
23 however, the change in this definition made by this
24 amendatory Act of 1983 shall not operate to exclude any
25 noncovered employee who was an "air pilot" for the purposes
26 of this Section on January 1, 1984.

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1 (4) The term "special agent" means any person who by
2 reason of employment by the Division of Narcotic Control,
3 the Bureau of Investigation or, after July 1, 1977, the
4 Division of Criminal Investigation, the Division of
5 Internal Investigation, the Division of Operations, or any
6 other Division or organizational entity in the Department
7 of State Police is vested by law with duties to maintain
8 public order, investigate violations of the criminal law of
9 this State, enforce the laws of this State, make arrests
10 and recover property. The term "special agent" includes any
11 title or position in the Department of State Police that is
12 held by an individual employed under the State Police Act.
13 (5) The term "investigator for the Secretary of State"
14 means any person employed by the Office of the Secretary of
15 State and vested with such investigative duties as render
16 him ineligible for coverage under the Social Security Act
17 by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D) and
18 218(l)(1) of that Act.
19 A person who became employed as an investigator for the
20 Secretary of State between January 1, 1967 and December 31,
21 1975, and who has served as such until attainment of age
22 60, either continuously or with a single break in service
23 of not more than 3 years duration, which break terminated
24 before January 1, 1976, shall be entitled to have his
25 retirement annuity calculated in accordance with
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1 years of credit for such service.
2 (6) The term "Conservation Police Officer" means any
3 person employed by the Division of Law Enforcement of the
4 Department of Natural Resources and vested with such law
5 enforcement duties as render him ineligible for coverage
6 under the Social Security Act by reason of Sections
7 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D), and 218(l)(1) of that Act. The
8 term "Conservation Police Officer" includes the positions
9 of Chief Conservation Police Administrator and Assistant
10 Conservation Police Administrator.
11 (7) The term "investigator for the Department of
12 Revenue" means any person employed by the Department of
13 Revenue and vested with such investigative duties as render
14 him ineligible for coverage under the Social Security Act
15 by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D) and
16 218(l)(1) of that Act.
17 The term "investigator for the Illinois Gaming Board"
18 means any person employed as such by the Illinois Gaming
19 Board and vested with such peace officer duties as render
20 the person ineligible for coverage under the Social
21 Security Act by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A),
22 218(d)(8)(D), and 218(l)(1) of that Act.
23 (8) The term "security employee of the Department of
24 Human Services" means any person employed by the Department
25 of Human Services who (i) is employed at the Chester Mental
26 Health Center and has daily contact with the residents

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1 thereof, (ii) is employed within a security unit at a
2 facility operated by the Department and has daily contact
3 with the residents of the security unit, (iii) is employed
4 at a facility operated by the Department that includes a
5 security unit and is regularly scheduled to work at least
6 50% of his or her working hours within that security unit,
7 or (iv) is a mental health police officer. "Mental health
8 police officer" means any person employed by the Department
9 of Human Services in a position pertaining to the
10 Department's mental health and developmental disabilities
11 functions who is vested with such law enforcement duties as
12 render the person ineligible for coverage under the Social
13 Security Act by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A),
14 218(d)(8)(D) and 218(l)(1) of that Act. "Security unit"
15 means that portion of a facility that is devoted to the
16 care, containment, and treatment of persons committed to
17 the Department of Human Services as sexually violent
18 persons, persons unfit to stand trial, or persons not
19 guilty by reason of insanity. With respect to past
20 employment, references to the Department of Human Services
21 include its predecessor, the Department of Mental Health
22 and Developmental Disabilities.
23 The changes made to this subdivision (c)(8) by Public
24 Act 92-14 apply to persons who retire on or after January
25 1, 2001, notwithstanding Section 1-103.1.
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1 officer" means any person employed by the Department of
2 Central Management Services who is vested with such law
3 enforcement duties as render him ineligible for coverage
4 under the Social Security Act by reason of Sections
5 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D) and 218(l)(1) of that Act.
6 (10) For a member who first became an employee under
7 this Article before July 1, 2005, the term "security
8 employee of the Department of Corrections or the Department
9 of Juvenile Justice" means any employee of the Department
10 of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice or the
11 former Department of Personnel, and any member or employee
12 of the Prisoner Review Board, who has daily contact with
13 inmates or youth by working within a correctional facility
14 or Juvenile facility operated by the Department of Juvenile
15 Justice or who is a parole officer or an employee who has
16 direct contact with committed persons in the performance of
17 his or her job duties. For a member who first becomes an
18 employee under this Article on or after July 1, 2005, the
19 term means an employee of the Department of Corrections or
20 the Department of Juvenile Justice who is any of the
21 following: (i) officially headquartered at a correctional
22 facility or Juvenile facility operated by the Department of
23 Juvenile Justice, (ii) a parole officer, (iii) a member of
24 the apprehension unit, (iv) a member of the intelligence
25 unit, (v) a member of the sort team, or (vi) an
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1 (11) The term "dangerous drugs investigator" means any
2 person who is employed as such by the Department of Human
3 Services.
4 (12) The term "investigator for the Department of State
5 Police" means a person employed by the Department of State
6 Police who is vested under Section 4 of the Narcotic
7 Control Division Abolition Act with such law enforcement
8 powers as render him ineligible for coverage under the
9 Social Security Act by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A),
10 218(d)(8)(D) and 218(l)(1) of that Act.
11 (13) "Investigator for the Office of the Attorney
12 General" means any person who is employed as such by the
13 Office of the Attorney General and is vested with such
14 investigative duties as render him ineligible for coverage
15 under the Social Security Act by reason of Sections
16 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D) and 218(l)(1) of that Act. For
17 the period before January 1, 1989, the term includes all
18 persons who were employed as investigators by the Office of
19 the Attorney General, without regard to social security
20 status.
21 (14) "Controlled substance inspector" means any person
22 who is employed as such by the Department of Professional
23 Regulation and is vested with such law enforcement duties
24 as render him ineligible for coverage under the Social
25 Security Act by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A),
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1 "controlled substance inspector" includes the Program
2 Executive of Enforcement and the Assistant Program
3 Executive of Enforcement.
4 (15) The term "investigator for the Office of the
5 State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor" means a person
6 employed in that capacity on a full time basis under the
7 authority of Section 7.06 of the State's Attorneys
8 Appellate Prosecutor's Act.
9 (16) "Commerce Commission police officer" means any
10 person employed by the Illinois Commerce Commission who is
11 vested with such law enforcement duties as render him
12 ineligible for coverage under the Social Security Act by
13 reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A), 218(d)(8)(D), and
14 218(l)(1) of that Act.
15 (17) "Arson investigator" means any person who is
16 employed as such by the Office of the State Fire Marshal
17 and is vested with such law enforcement duties as render
18 the person ineligible for coverage under the Social
19 Security Act by reason of Sections 218(d)(5)(A),
20 218(d)(8)(D), and 218(l)(1) of that Act. A person who was
21 employed as an arson investigator on January 1, 1995 and is
22 no longer in service but not yet receiving a retirement
23 annuity may convert his or her creditable service for
24 employment as an arson investigator into eligible
25 creditable service by paying to the System the difference
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1 service and the amounts that would have been contributed if
2 the applicant were contributing at the rate applicable to
3 persons with the same social security status earning
4 eligible creditable service on the date of application.
5 (18) The term "State highway maintenance worker" means
6 a person who is either of the following:
7 (i) A person employed on a full-time basis by the
8 Illinois Department of Transportation in the position
9 of highway maintainer, highway maintenance lead
10 worker, highway maintenance lead/lead worker, heavy
11 construction equipment operator, power shovel
12 operator, or bridge mechanic; and whose principal
13 responsibility is to perform, on the roadway, the
14 actual maintenance necessary to keep the highways that
15 form a part of the State highway system in serviceable
16 condition for vehicular traffic.
17 (ii) A person employed on a full-time basis by the
18 Illinois State Toll Highway Authority in the position
19 of equipment operator/laborer H-4, equipment
20 operator/laborer H-6, welder H-4, welder H-6,
21 mechanical/electrical H-4, mechanical/electrical H-6,
22 water/sewer H-4, water/sewer H-6, sign maker/hanger
23 H-4, sign maker/hanger H-6, roadway lighting H-4,
24 roadway lighting H-6, structural H-4, structural H-6,
25 painter H-4, or painter H-6; and whose principal
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1 actual maintenance necessary to keep the Authority's
2 tollways in serviceable condition for vehicular
3 traffic.
4 (19) The term "security employee of the Department of
5 Innovation and Technology" means a person who was a
6 security employee of the Department of Corrections or the
7 Department of Juvenile Justice, was transferred to the
8 Department of Innovation and Technology pursuant to
9 Executive Order 2016-01, and continues to perform similar
10 job functions under that Department.
11 (d) A security employee of the Department of Corrections or
12the Department of Juvenile Justice, and a security employee of
13the Department of Human Services who is not a mental health
14police officer, and a security employee of the Department of
15Innovation and Technology shall not be eligible for the
16alternative retirement annuity provided by this Section unless
17he or she meets the following minimum age and service
18requirements at the time of retirement:
19 (i) 25 years of eligible creditable service and age 55;
20 or
21 (ii) beginning January 1, 1987, 25 years of eligible
22 creditable service and age 54, or 24 years of eligible
23 creditable service and age 55; or
24 (iii) beginning January 1, 1988, 25 years of eligible
25 creditable service and age 53, or 23 years of eligible
26 creditable service and age 55; or

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1 (iv) beginning January 1, 1989, 25 years of eligible
2 creditable service and age 52, or 22 years of eligible
3 creditable service and age 55; or
4 (v) beginning January 1, 1990, 25 years of eligible
5 creditable service and age 51, or 21 years of eligible
6 creditable service and age 55; or
7 (vi) beginning January 1, 1991, 25 years of eligible
8 creditable service and age 50, or 20 years of eligible
9 creditable service and age 55.
10 Persons who have service credit under Article 16 of this
11Code for service as a security employee of the Department of
12Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice, or the
13Department of Human Services in a position requiring
14certification as a teacher may count such service toward
15establishing their eligibility under the service requirements
16of this Section; but such service may be used only for
17establishing such eligibility, and not for the purpose of
18increasing or calculating any benefit.
19 (e) If a member enters military service while working in a
20position in which eligible creditable service may be earned,
21and returns to State service in the same or another such
22position, and fulfills in all other respects the conditions
23prescribed in this Article for credit for military service,
24such military service shall be credited as eligible creditable
25service for the purposes of the retirement annuity prescribed
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1 (f) For purposes of calculating retirement annuities under
2this Section, periods of service rendered after December 31,
31968 and before October 1, 1975 as a covered employee in the
4position of special agent, conservation police officer, mental
5health police officer, or investigator for the Secretary of
6State, shall be deemed to have been service as a noncovered
7employee, provided that the employee pays to the System prior
8to retirement an amount equal to (1) the difference between the
9employee contributions that would have been required for such
10service as a noncovered employee, and the amount of employee
11contributions actually paid, plus (2) if payment is made after
12July 31, 1987, regular interest on the amount specified in item
13(1) from the date of service to the date of payment.
14 For purposes of calculating retirement annuities under
15this Section, periods of service rendered after December 31,
161968 and before January 1, 1982 as a covered employee in the
17position of investigator for the Department of Revenue shall be
18deemed to have been service as a noncovered employee, provided
19that the employee pays to the System prior to retirement an
20amount equal to (1) the difference between the employee
21contributions that would have been required for such service as
22a noncovered employee, and the amount of employee contributions
23actually paid, plus (2) if payment is made after January 1,
241990, regular interest on the amount specified in item (1) from
25the date of service to the date of payment.
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11990, to establish eligible creditable service for up to 10
2years of his service as a policeman under Article 3, by filing
3a written election with the Board, accompanied by payment of an
4amount to be determined by the Board, equal to (i) the
5difference between the amount of employee and employer
6contributions transferred to the System under Section 3-110.5,
7and the amounts that would have been contributed had such
8contributions been made at the rates applicable to State
9policemen, plus (ii) interest thereon at the effective rate for
10each year, compounded annually, from the date of service to the
11date of payment.
12 Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), a State
13policeman may elect, not later than July 1, 1993, to establish
14eligible creditable service for up to 10 years of his service
15as a member of the County Police Department under Article 9, by
16filing a written election with the Board, accompanied by
17payment of an amount to be determined by the Board, equal to
18(i) the difference between the amount of employee and employer
19contributions transferred to the System under Section 9-121.10
20and the amounts that would have been contributed had those
21contributions been made at the rates applicable to State
22policemen, plus (ii) interest thereon at the effective rate for
23each year, compounded annually, from the date of service to the
24date of payment.
25 (h) Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), a State
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1to establish eligible creditable service for up to 12 years of
2his service as a policeman under Article 5, by filing a written
3election with the Board on or before January 31, 1992, and
4paying to the System by January 31, 1994 an amount to be
5determined by the Board, equal to (i) the difference between
6the amount of employee and employer contributions transferred
7to the System under Section 5-236, and the amounts that would
8have been contributed had such contributions been made at the
9rates applicable to State policemen, plus (ii) interest thereon
10at the effective rate for each year, compounded annually, from
11the date of service to the date of payment.
12 Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), a State
13policeman, conservation police officer, or investigator for
14the Secretary of State may elect to establish eligible
15creditable service for up to 10 years of service as a sheriff's
16law enforcement employee under Article 7, by filing a written
17election with the Board on or before January 31, 1993, and
18paying to the System by January 31, 1994 an amount to be
19determined by the Board, equal to (i) the difference between
20the amount of employee and employer contributions transferred
21to the System under Section 7-139.7, and the amounts that would
22have been contributed had such contributions been made at the
23rates applicable to State policemen, plus (ii) interest thereon
24at the effective rate for each year, compounded annually, from
25the date of service to the date of payment.
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1policeman, conservation police officer, or investigator for
2the Secretary of State may elect to establish eligible
3creditable service for up to 5 years of service as a police
4officer under Article 3, a policeman under Article 5, a
5sheriff's law enforcement employee under Article 7, a member of
6the county police department under Article 9, or a police
7officer under Article 15 by filing a written election with the
8Board and paying to the System an amount to be determined by
9the Board, equal to (i) the difference between the amount of
10employee and employer contributions transferred to the System
11under Section 3-110.6, 5-236, 7-139.8, 9-121.10, or 15-134.4
12and the amounts that would have been contributed had such
13contributions been made at the rates applicable to State
14policemen, plus (ii) interest thereon at the effective rate for
15each year, compounded annually, from the date of service to the
16date of payment.
17 Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), an
18investigator for the Office of the Attorney General, or an
19investigator for the Department of Revenue, may elect to
20establish eligible creditable service for up to 5 years of
21service as a police officer under Article 3, a policeman under
22Article 5, a sheriff's law enforcement employee under Article
237, or a member of the county police department under Article 9
24by filing a written election with the Board within 6 months
25after August 25, 2009 (the effective date of Public Act 96-745)
26and paying to the System an amount to be determined by the

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1Board, equal to (i) the difference between the amount of
2employee and employer contributions transferred to the System
3under Section 3-110.6, 5-236, 7-139.8, or 9-121.10 and the
4amounts that would have been contributed had such contributions
5been made at the rates applicable to State policemen, plus (ii)
6interest thereon at the actuarially assumed rate for each year,
7compounded annually, from the date of service to the date of
8payment.
9 Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), a State
10policeman, conservation police officer, investigator for the
11Office of the Attorney General, an investigator for the
12Department of Revenue, or investigator for the Secretary of
13State may elect to establish eligible creditable service for up
14to 5 years of service as a person employed by a participating
15municipality to perform police duties, or law enforcement
16officer employed on a full-time basis by a forest preserve
17district under Article 7, a county corrections officer, or a
18court services officer under Article 9, by filing a written
19election with the Board within 6 months after August 25, 2009
20(the effective date of Public Act 96-745) and paying to the
21System an amount to be determined by the Board, equal to (i)
22the difference between the amount of employee and employer
23contributions transferred to the System under Sections 7-139.8
24and 9-121.10 and the amounts that would have been contributed
25had such contributions been made at the rates applicable to
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1assumed rate for each year, compounded annually, from the date
2of service to the date of payment.
3 (i) The total amount of eligible creditable service
4established by any person under subsections (g), (h), (j), (k),
5and (l) of this Section shall not exceed 12 years.
6 (j) Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), an
7investigator for the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate
8Prosecutor or a controlled substance inspector may elect to
9establish eligible creditable service for up to 10 years of his
10service as a policeman under Article 3 or a sheriff's law
11enforcement employee under Article 7, by filing a written
12election with the Board, accompanied by payment of an amount to
13be determined by the Board, equal to (1) the difference between
14the amount of employee and employer contributions transferred
15to the System under Section 3-110.6 or 7-139.8, and the amounts
16that would have been contributed had such contributions been
17made at the rates applicable to State policemen, plus (2)
18interest thereon at the effective rate for each year,
19compounded annually, from the date of service to the date of
20payment.
21 (k) Subject to the limitation in subsection (i) of this
22Section, an alternative formula employee may elect to establish
23eligible creditable service for periods spent as a full-time
24law enforcement officer or full-time corrections officer
25employed by the federal government or by a state or local
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1held in any other public employee pension fund or retirement
2system. To obtain this credit, the applicant must file a
3written application with the Board by March 31, 1998,
4accompanied by evidence of eligibility acceptable to the Board
5and payment of an amount to be determined by the Board, equal
6to (1) employee contributions for the credit being established,
7based upon the applicant's salary on the first day as an
8alternative formula employee after the employment for which
9credit is being established and the rates then applicable to
10alternative formula employees, plus (2) an amount determined by
11the Board to be the employer's normal cost of the benefits
12accrued for the credit being established, plus (3) regular
13interest on the amounts in items (1) and (2) from the first day
14as an alternative formula employee after the employment for
15which credit is being established to the date of payment.
16 (l) Subject to the limitation in subsection (i), a security
17employee of the Department of Corrections may elect, not later
18than July 1, 1998, to establish eligible creditable service for
19up to 10 years of his or her service as a policeman under
20Article 3, by filing a written election with the Board,
21accompanied by payment of an amount to be determined by the
22Board, equal to (i) the difference between the amount of
23employee and employer contributions transferred to the System
24under Section 3-110.5, and the amounts that would have been
25contributed had such contributions been made at the rates
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1Corrections, plus (ii) interest thereon at the effective rate
2for each year, compounded annually, from the date of service to
3the date of payment.
4 (m) The amendatory changes to this Section made by this
5amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly apply only to: (1)
6security employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice
7employed by the Department of Corrections before the effective
8date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly and
9transferred to the Department of Juvenile Justice by this
10amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly; and (2) persons
11employed by the Department of Juvenile Justice on or after the
12effective date of this amendatory Act of the 94th General
13Assembly who are required by subsection (b) of Section 3-2.5-15
14of the Unified Code of Corrections to have a bachelor's or
15advanced degree from an accredited college or university with a
16specialization in criminal justice, education, psychology,
17social work, or a closely related social science or, in the
18case of persons who provide vocational training, who are
19required to have adequate knowledge in the skill for which they
20are providing the vocational training.
21 (n) A person employed in a position under subsection (b) of
22this Section who has purchased service credit under subsection
23(j) of Section 14-104 or subsection (b) of Section 14-105 in
24any other capacity under this Article may convert up to 5 years
25of that service credit into service credit covered under this
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1additional employee contribution required under Section
214-133, plus (2) the additional employer contribution required
3under Section 14-131, plus (3) interest on items (1) and (2) at
4the actuarially assumed rate from the date of the service to
5the date of payment.
6(Source: P.A. 95-530, eff. 8-28-07; 95-1036, eff. 2-17-09;
796-37, eff. 7-13-09; 96-745, eff. 8-25-09; 96-1000, eff.
87-2-10.)
9 (40 ILCS 5/15-106) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 15-106)
10 Sec. 15-106. Employer. "Employer": The University of
11Illinois, Southern Illinois University, Chicago State
12University, Eastern Illinois University, Governors State
13University, Illinois State University, Northeastern Illinois
14University, Northern Illinois University, Western Illinois
15University, the State Board of Higher Education, the Illinois
16Mathematics and Science Academy, the University Civil Service
17Merit Board, the Board of Trustees of the State Universities
18Retirement System, the Illinois Community College Board,
19community college boards, any association of community college
20boards organized under Section 3-55 of the Public Community
21College Act, the Board of Examiners established under the
22Illinois Public Accounting Act, and, only during the period for
23which employer contributions required under Section 15-155 are
24paid, the following organizations: the alumni associations,
25the foundations and the athletic associations which are

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1affiliated with the universities and colleges included in this
2Section as employers. An individual who begins employment on or
3after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th
4General Assembly with any association of community college
5boards organized under Section 3-55 of the Public Community
6College Act, the Association of Illinois Middle-Grade Schools,
7the Illinois Association of School Administrators, the
8Illinois Association for Supervision and Curriculum
9Development, the Illinois Principals Association, the Illinois
10Association of School Business Officials, the Illinois Special
11Olympics, or an entity not defined as an employer in this
12Section shall not be deemed an employee for the purposes of
13this Article with respect to that employment and shall not be
14eligible to participate in the System with respect to that
15employment; provided, however, that those individuals who are
16both employed by such an entity and are participating in the
17System with respect to that employment on the effective date of
18this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly shall be
19allowed to continue as participants in the System for the
20duration of that employment.
21 A department as defined in Section 14-103.04 is an employer
22for any person appointed by the Governor under the Civil
23Administrative Code of Illinois who is a participating employee
24as defined in Section 15-109. The Department of Central
25Management Services is an employer with respect to persons
26employed by the State Board of Higher Education in positions

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1with the Illinois Century Network as of June 30, 2004 who
2remain continuously employed after that date by the Department
3of Central Management Services in positions with the Illinois
4Century Network, the Bureau of Communication and Computer
5Services, or, if applicable, any successor bureau or the
6Department of Innovation and Technology.
7 The cities of Champaign and Urbana shall be considered
8employers, but only during the period for which contributions
9are required to be made under subsection (b-1) of Section
1015-155 and only with respect to individuals described in
11subsection (h) of Section 15-107.
12(Source: P.A. 99-830, eff. 1-1-17; 99-897, eff. 1-1-17.)
13 Section 955. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
14changing Sections 408, 408.2, 1202, and 1206 as follows:
15 (215 ILCS 5/408) (from Ch. 73, par. 1020)
16 Sec. 408. Fees and charges.
17 (1) The Director shall charge, collect and give proper
18acquittances for the payment of the following fees and charges:
19 (a) For filing all documents submitted for the
20 incorporation or organization or certification of a
21 domestic company, except for a fraternal benefit society,
22 $2,000.
23 (b) For filing all documents submitted for the
24 incorporation or organization of a fraternal benefit

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1 society, $500.
2 (c) For filing amendments to articles of incorporation
3 and amendments to declaration of organization, except for a
4 fraternal benefit society, a mutual benefit association, a
5 burial society or a farm mutual, $200.
6 (d) For filing amendments to articles of incorporation
7 of a fraternal benefit society, a mutual benefit
8 association or a burial society, $100.
9 (e) For filing amendments to articles of incorporation
10 of a farm mutual, $50.
11 (f) For filing bylaws or amendments thereto, $50.
12 (g) For filing agreement of merger or consolidation:
13 (i) for a domestic company, except for a fraternal
14 benefit society, a mutual benefit association, a
15 burial society, or a farm mutual, $2,000.
16 (ii) for a foreign or alien company, except for a
17 fraternal benefit society, $600.
18 (iii) for a fraternal benefit society, a mutual
19 benefit association, a burial society, or a farm
20 mutual, $200.
21 (h) For filing agreements of reinsurance by a domestic
22 company, $200.
23 (i) For filing all documents submitted by a foreign or
24 alien company to be admitted to transact business or
25 accredited as a reinsurer in this State, except for a
26 fraternal benefit society, $5,000.

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1 (j) For filing all documents submitted by a foreign or
2 alien fraternal benefit society to be admitted to transact
3 business in this State, $500.
4 (k) For filing declaration of withdrawal of a foreign
5 or alien company, $50.
6 (l) For filing annual statement by a domestic company,
7 except a fraternal benefit society, a mutual benefit
8 association, a burial society, or a farm mutual, $200.
9 (m) For filing annual statement by a domestic fraternal
10 benefit society, $100.
11 (n) For filing annual statement by a farm mutual, a
12 mutual benefit association, or a burial society, $50.
13 (o) For issuing a certificate of authority or renewal
14 thereof except to a foreign fraternal benefit society,
15 $400.
16 (p) For issuing a certificate of authority or renewal
17 thereof to a foreign fraternal benefit society, $200.
18 (q) For issuing an amended certificate of authority,
19 $50.
20 (r) For each certified copy of certificate of
21 authority, $20.
22 (s) For each certificate of deposit, or valuation, or
23 compliance or surety certificate, $20.
24 (t) For copies of papers or records per page, $1.
25 (u) For each certification to copies of papers or
26 records, $10.

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1 (v) For multiple copies of documents or certificates
2 listed in subparagraphs (r), (s), and (u) of paragraph (1)
3 of this Section, $10 for the first copy of a certificate of
4 any type and $5 for each additional copy of the same
5 certificate requested at the same time, unless, pursuant to
6 paragraph (2) of this Section, the Director finds these
7 additional fees excessive.
8 (w) For issuing a permit to sell shares or increase
9 paid-up capital:
10 (i) in connection with a public stock offering,
11 $300;
12 (ii) in any other case, $100.
13 (x) For issuing any other certificate required or
14 permissible under the law, $50.
15 (y) For filing a plan of exchange of the stock of a
16 domestic stock insurance company, a plan of
17 demutualization of a domestic mutual company, or a plan of
18 reorganization under Article XII, $2,000.
19 (z) For filing a statement of acquisition of a domestic
20 company as defined in Section 131.4 of this Code, $2,000.
21 (aa) For filing an agreement to purchase the business
22 of an organization authorized under the Dental Service Plan
23 Act or the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act or of a
24 health maintenance organization or a limited health
25 service organization, $2,000.
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1 or alien insurance company as defined in Section 131.12a of
2 this Code, $1,000.
3 (cc) For filing a registration statement as required in
4 Sections 131.13 and 131.14, the notification as required by
5 Sections 131.16, 131.20a, or 141.4, or an agreement or
6 transaction required by Sections 124.2(2), 141, 141a, or
7 141.1, $200.
8 (dd) For filing an application for licensing of:
9 (i) a religious or charitable risk pooling trust or
10 a workers' compensation pool, $1,000;
11 (ii) a workers' compensation service company,
12 $500;
13 (iii) a self-insured automobile fleet, $200; or
14 (iv) a renewal of or amendment of any license
15 issued pursuant to (i), (ii), or (iii) above, $100.
16 (ee) For filing articles of incorporation for a
17 syndicate to engage in the business of insurance through
18 the Illinois Insurance Exchange, $2,000.
19 (ff) For filing amended articles of incorporation for a
20 syndicate engaged in the business of insurance through the
21 Illinois Insurance Exchange, $100.
22 (gg) For filing articles of incorporation for a limited
23 syndicate to join with other subscribers or limited
24 syndicates to do business through the Illinois Insurance
25 Exchange, $1,000.
26 (hh) For filing amended articles of incorporation for a

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1 limited syndicate to do business through the Illinois
2 Insurance Exchange, $100.
3 (ii) For a permit to solicit subscriptions to a
4 syndicate or limited syndicate, $100.
5 (jj) For the filing of each form as required in Section
6 143 of this Code, $50 per form. The fee for advisory and
7 rating organizations shall be $200 per form.
8 (i) For the purposes of the form filing fee,
9 filings made on insert page basis will be considered
10 one form at the time of its original submission.
11 Changes made to a form subsequent to its approval shall
12 be considered a new filing.
13 (ii) Only one fee shall be charged for a form,
14 regardless of the number of other forms or policies
15 with which it will be used.
16 (iii) Fees charged for a policy filed as it will be
17 issued regardless of the number of forms comprising
18 that policy shall not exceed $1,500. For advisory or
19 rating organizations, fees charged for a policy filed
20 as it will be issued regardless of the number of forms
21 comprising that policy shall not exceed $2,500.
22 (iv) The Director may by rule exempt forms from
23 such fees.
24 (kk) For filing an application for licensing of a
25 reinsurance intermediary, $500.
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1 of a reinsurance intermediary, $200.
2 (2) When printed copies or numerous copies of the same
3paper or records are furnished or certified, the Director may
4reduce such fees for copies if he finds them excessive. He may,
5when he considers it in the public interest, furnish without
6charge to state insurance departments and persons other than
7companies, copies or certified copies of reports of
8examinations and of other papers and records.
9 (3) The expenses incurred in any performance examination
10authorized by law shall be paid by the company or person being
11examined. The charge shall be reasonably related to the cost of
12the examination including but not limited to compensation of
13examiners, electronic data processing costs, supervision and
14preparation of an examination report and lodging and travel
15expenses. All lodging and travel expenses shall be in accord
16with the applicable travel regulations as published by the
17Department of Central Management Services and approved by the
18Governor's Travel Control Board, except that out-of-state
19lodging and travel expenses related to examinations authorized
20under Section 132 shall be in accordance with travel rates
21prescribed under paragraph 301-7.2 of the Federal Travel
22Regulations, 41 C.F.R. 301-7.2, for reimbursement of
23subsistence expenses incurred during official travel. All
24lodging and travel expenses may be reimbursed directly upon
25authorization of the Director. With the exception of the direct
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1examination charges collected by the Department shall be paid
2to the Insurance Producer Administration Fund, however, the
3electronic data processing costs incurred by the Department in
4the performance of any examination shall be billed directly to
5the company being examined for payment to the Technology
6Management Statistical Services Revolving Fund.
7 (4) At the time of any service of process on the Director
8as attorney for such service, the Director shall charge and
9collect the sum of $20, which may be recovered as taxable costs
10by the party to the suit or action causing such service to be
11made if he prevails in such suit or action.
12 (5) (a) The costs incurred by the Department of Insurance
13in conducting any hearing authorized by law shall be assessed
14against the parties to the hearing in such proportion as the
15Director of Insurance may determine upon consideration of all
16relevant circumstances including: (1) the nature of the
17hearing; (2) whether the hearing was instigated by, or for the
18benefit of a particular party or parties; (3) whether there is
19a successful party on the merits of the proceeding; and (4) the
20relative levels of participation by the parties.
21 (b) For purposes of this subsection (5) costs incurred
22shall mean the hearing officer fees, court reporter fees, and
23travel expenses of Department of Insurance officers and
24employees; provided however, that costs incurred shall not
25include hearing officer fees or court reporter fees unless the
26Department has retained the services of independent

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1contractors or outside experts to perform such functions.
2 (c) The Director shall make the assessment of costs
3incurred as part of the final order or decision arising out of
4the proceeding; provided, however, that such order or decision
5shall include findings and conclusions in support of the
6assessment of costs. This subsection (5) shall not be construed
7as permitting the payment of travel expenses unless calculated
8in accordance with the applicable travel regulations of the
9Department of Central Management Services, as approved by the
10Governor's Travel Control Board. The Director as part of such
11order or decision shall require all assessments for hearing
12officer fees and court reporter fees, if any, to be paid
13directly to the hearing officer or court reporter by the
14party(s) assessed for such costs. The assessments for travel
15expenses of Department officers and employees shall be
16reimbursable to the Director of Insurance for deposit to the
17fund out of which those expenses had been paid.
18 (d) The provisions of this subsection (5) shall apply in
19the case of any hearing conducted by the Director of Insurance
20not otherwise specifically provided for by law.
21 (6) The Director shall charge and collect an annual
22financial regulation fee from every domestic company for
23examination and analysis of its financial condition and to fund
24the internal costs and expenses of the Interstate Insurance
25Receivership Commission as may be allocated to the State of
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1State pursuant to Article X of the Interstate Insurance
2Receivership Compact. The fee shall be the greater fixed amount
3based upon the combination of nationwide direct premium income
4and nationwide reinsurance assumed premium income or upon
5admitted assets calculated under this subsection as follows:
6 (a) Combination of nationwide direct premium income
7 and nationwide reinsurance assumed premium.
8 (i) $150, if the premium is less than $500,000 and
9 there is no reinsurance assumed premium;
10 (ii) $750, if the premium is $500,000 or more, but
11 less than $5,000,000 and there is no reinsurance
12 assumed premium; or if the premium is less than
13 $5,000,000 and the reinsurance assumed premium is less
14 than $10,000,000;
15 (iii) $3,750, if the premium is less than
16 $5,000,000 and the reinsurance assumed premium is
17 $10,000,000 or more;
18 (iv) $7,500, if the premium is $5,000,000 or more,
19 but less than $10,000,000;
20 (v) $18,000, if the premium is $10,000,000 or more,
21 but less than $25,000,000;
22 (vi) $22,500, if the premium is $25,000,000 or
23 more, but less than $50,000,000;
24 (vii) $30,000, if the premium is $50,000,000 or
25 more, but less than $100,000,000;
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1 more.
2 (b) Admitted assets.
3 (i) $150, if admitted assets are less than
4 $1,000,000;
5 (ii) $750, if admitted assets are $1,000,000 or
6 more, but less than $5,000,000;
7 (iii) $3,750, if admitted assets are $5,000,000 or
8 more, but less than $25,000,000;
9 (iv) $7,500, if admitted assets are $25,000,000 or
10 more, but less than $50,000,000;
11 (v) $18,000, if admitted assets are $50,000,000 or
12 more, but less than $100,000,000;
13 (vi) $22,500, if admitted assets are $100,000,000
14 or more, but less than $500,000,000;
15 (vii) $30,000, if admitted assets are $500,000,000
16 or more, but less than $1,000,000,000;
17 (viii) $37,500, if admitted assets are
18 $1,000,000,000 or more.
19 (c) The sum of financial regulation fees charged to the
20 domestic companies of the same affiliated group shall not
21 exceed $250,000 in the aggregate in any single year and
22 shall be billed by the Director to the member company
23 designated by the group.
24 (7) The Director shall charge and collect an annual
25financial regulation fee from every foreign or alien company,
26except fraternal benefit societies, for the examination and

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1analysis of its financial condition and to fund the internal
2costs and expenses of the Interstate Insurance Receivership
3Commission as may be allocated to the State of Illinois and
4companies doing an insurance business in this State pursuant to
5Article X of the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact. The
6fee shall be a fixed amount based upon Illinois direct premium
7income and nationwide reinsurance assumed premium income in
8accordance with the following schedule:
9 (a) $150, if the premium is less than $500,000 and
10 there is no reinsurance assumed premium;
11 (b) $750, if the premium is $500,000 or more, but less
12 than $5,000,000 and there is no reinsurance assumed
13 premium; or if the premium is less than $5,000,000 and the
14 reinsurance assumed premium is less than $10,000,000;
15 (c) $3,750, if the premium is less than $5,000,000 and
16 the reinsurance assumed premium is $10,000,000 or more;
17 (d) $7,500, if the premium is $5,000,000 or more, but
18 less than $10,000,000;
19 (e) $18,000, if the premium is $10,000,000 or more, but
20 less than $25,000,000;
21 (f) $22,500, if the premium is $25,000,000 or more, but
22 less than $50,000,000;
23 (g) $30,000, if the premium is $50,000,000 or more, but
24 less than $100,000,000;
25 (h) $37,500, if the premium is $100,000,000 or more.
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1(7) charged to the foreign or alien companies within the same
2affiliated group shall not exceed $250,000 in the aggregate in
3any single year and shall be billed by the Director to the
4member company designated by the group.
5 (8) Beginning January 1, 1992, the financial regulation
6fees imposed under subsections (6) and (7) of this Section
7shall be paid by each company or domestic affiliated group
8annually. After January 1, 1994, the fee shall be billed by
9Department invoice based upon the company's premium income or
10admitted assets as shown in its annual statement for the
11preceding calendar year. The invoice is due upon receipt and
12must be paid no later than June 30 of each calendar year. All
13financial regulation fees collected by the Department shall be
14paid to the Insurance Financial Regulation Fund. The Department
15may not collect financial examiner per diem charges from
16companies subject to subsections (6) and (7) of this Section
17undergoing financial examination after June 30, 1992.
18 (9) In addition to the financial regulation fee required by
19this Section, a company undergoing any financial examination
20authorized by law shall pay the following costs and expenses
21incurred by the Department: electronic data processing costs,
22the expenses authorized under Section 131.21 and subsection (d)
23of Section 132.4 of this Code, and lodging and travel expenses.
24 Electronic data processing costs incurred by the
25Department in the performance of any examination shall be
26billed directly to the company undergoing examination for

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1payment to the Technology Management Statistical Services
2Revolving Fund. Except for direct reimbursements authorized by
3the Director or direct payments made under Section 131.21 or
4subsection (d) of Section 132.4 of this Code, all financial
5regulation fees and all financial examination charges
6collected by the Department shall be paid to the Insurance
7Financial Regulation Fund.
8 All lodging and travel expenses shall be in accordance with
9applicable travel regulations published by the Department of
10Central Management Services and approved by the Governor's
11Travel Control Board, except that out-of-state lodging and
12travel expenses related to examinations authorized under
13Sections 132.1 through 132.7 shall be in accordance with travel
14rates prescribed under paragraph 301-7.2 of the Federal Travel
15Regulations, 41 C.F.R. 301-7.2, for reimbursement of
16subsistence expenses incurred during official travel. All
17lodging and travel expenses may be reimbursed directly upon the
18authorization of the Director.
19 In the case of an organization or person not subject to the
20financial regulation fee, the expenses incurred in any
21financial examination authorized by law shall be paid by the
22organization or person being examined. The charge shall be
23reasonably related to the cost of the examination including,
24but not limited to, compensation of examiners and other costs
25described in this subsection.
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1payment of $150 or more as required under this Section shall be
2subject to the penalty and interest provisions provided for in
3subsections (4) and (7) of Section 412.
4 (11) Unless otherwise specified, all of the fees collected
5under this Section shall be paid into the Insurance Financial
6Regulation Fund.
7 (12) For purposes of this Section:
8 (a) "Domestic company" means a company as defined in
9 Section 2 of this Code which is incorporated or organized
10 under the laws of this State, and in addition includes a
11 not-for-profit corporation authorized under the Dental
12 Service Plan Act or the Voluntary Health Services Plans
13 Act, a health maintenance organization, and a limited
14 health service organization.
15 (b) "Foreign company" means a company as defined in
16 Section 2 of this Code which is incorporated or organized
17 under the laws of any state of the United States other than
18 this State and in addition includes a health maintenance
19 organization and a limited health service organization
20 which is incorporated or organized under the laws of any
21 state of the United States other than this State.
22 (c) "Alien company" means a company as defined in
23 Section 2 of this Code which is incorporated or organized
24 under the laws of any country other than the United States.
25 (d) "Fraternal benefit society" means a corporation,
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1 in Section 282.1 of this Code.
2 (e) "Mutual benefit association" means a company,
3 association or corporation authorized by the Director to do
4 business in this State under the provisions of Article
5 XVIII of this Code.
6 (f) "Burial society" means a person, firm,
7 corporation, society or association of individuals
8 authorized by the Director to do business in this State
9 under the provisions of Article XIX of this Code.
10 (g) "Farm mutual" means a district, county and township
11 mutual insurance company authorized by the Director to do
12 business in this State under the provisions of the Farm
13 Mutual Insurance Company Act of 1986.
14(Source: P.A. 97-486, eff. 1-1-12; 97-603, eff. 8-26-11;
1597-813, eff. 7-13-12; 98-463, eff. 8-16-13.)
16 (215 ILCS 5/408.2) (from Ch. 73, par. 1020.2)
17 Sec. 408.2. Statistical Services. Any public record, or any
18data obtained by the Department of Insurance, which is subject
19to public inspection or copying and which is maintained on a
20computer processible medium, may be furnished in a computer
21processed or computer processible medium upon the written
22request of any applicant and the payment of a reasonable fee
23established by the Director sufficient to cover the total cost
24of the Department for processing, maintaining and generating
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1of any salaries or compensation of Department officers or
2employees.
3 The Director of Insurance is specifically authorized to
4contract with members of the public at large, enter waiver
5agreements, or otherwise enter written agreements for the
6purpose of assuring public access to the Department's computer
7processible records or data, or for the purpose of restricting,
8controlling or limiting such access where necessary to protect
9the confidentiality of individuals, companies or other
10entities identified by such documents.
11 All fees collected by the Director under this Section 408.2
12shall be deposited in the Technology Management Statistical
13Services Revolving Fund and credited to the account of the
14Department of Insurance. Any surplus funds remaining in such
15account at the close of any fiscal year shall be delivered to
16the State Treasurer for deposit in the Insurance Financial
17Regulation Fund.
18(Source: P.A. 84-989.)
19 (215 ILCS 5/1202) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.902)
20 Sec. 1202. Duties. The Director shall:
21 (a) determine the relationship of insurance premiums
22 and related income as compared to insurance costs and
23 expenses and provide such information to the General
24 Assembly and the general public;
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1 Illinois, and recommend to the General Assembly what it
2 deems to be the most appropriate and comprehensive cost
3 containment system for the State;
4 (c) respond to the requests by agencies of government
5 and the General Assembly for special studies and analysis
6 of data collected pursuant to this Article. Such reports
7 shall be made available in a form prescribed by the
8 Director. The Director may also determine a fee to be
9 charged to the requesting agency to cover the direct and
10 indirect costs for producing such a report, and shall
11 permit affected insurers the right to review the accuracy
12 of the report before it is released. The fees shall be
13 deposited into the Technology Management Statistical
14 Services Revolving Fund and credited to the account of the
15 Department of Insurance;
16 (d) make an interim report to the General Assembly no
17 later than August 15, 1987, and an annual report to the
18 General Assembly no later than July 1 every year thereafter
19 which shall include the Director's findings and
20 recommendations regarding its duties as provided under
21 subsections (a), (b), and (c) of this Section.
22(Source: P.A. 98-226, eff. 1-1-14; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)
23 (215 ILCS 5/1206) (from Ch. 73, par. 1065.906)
24 Sec. 1206. Expenses. The companies required to file reports
25under this Article shall pay a reasonable fee established by

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1the Director sufficient to cover the total cost of the
2Department incident to or associated with the administration
3and enforcement of this Article, including the collection,
4analysis and distribution of the insurance cost data, the
5conversion of hard copy reports to tape, and the compilation
6and analysis of basic reports. The Director may establish a
7schedule of fees for this purpose. Expenses for additional
8reports shall be billed to those requesting the reports. Any
9such fees collected under this Section shall be paid to the
10Director of Insurance and deposited into the Technology
11Management Statistical Services Revolving Fund and credited to
12the account of the Department of Insurance.
13(Source: P.A. 84-1431.)
14 Section 960. The Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act is
15amended by changing Section 1-110 as follows:
16 (225 ILCS 732/1-110)
17 Sec. 1-110. Public information; website.
18 (a) All information submitted to the Department under this
19Act is deemed public information, except information deemed to
20constitute a trade secret under Section 1-77 of this Act and
21private information and personal information as defined in the
22Freedom of Information Act.
23 (b) To provide the public and concerned citizens with a
24centralized repository of information, the Department, in

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1consultation with the Department of Innovation and Technology,
2shall create and maintain a comprehensive website dedicated to
3providing information concerning high volume horizontal
4hydraulic fracturing operations. The website shall contain,
5assemble, and link the documents and information required by
6this Act to be posted on the Department's or other agencies'
7websites. The Department of Innovation and Technology, on
8behalf of the Department, shall also create and maintain an
9online searchable database that provides information related
10to high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing operations on
11wells that, at a minimum, includes, for each well it permits,
12the identity of its operators, its waste disposal, its chemical
13disclosure information, and any complaints or violations under
14this Act. The website created under this Section shall allow
15users to search for completion reports by well name and
16location, dates of fracturing and drilling operations,
17operator, and by chemical additives.
18(Source: P.A. 98-22, eff. 6-17-13; 99-78, eff. 7-20-15.)
19 Section 965. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
20changing Section 12-10.10 as follows:
21 (305 ILCS 5/12-10.10)
22 Sec. 12-10.10. DHS Technology Initiative Fund.
23 (a) The DHS Technology Initiative Fund is hereby created as
24a trust fund within the State treasury with the State Treasurer

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1as the ex-officio custodian of the Fund.
2 (b) The Department of Human Services may accept and receive
3grants, awards, gifts, and bequests from any source, public or
4private, in support of information technology initiatives.
5Moneys received in support of information technology
6initiatives, and any interest earned thereon, shall be
7deposited into the DHS Technology Initiative Fund.
8 (c) Moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of
9Human Services for the purpose of making grants associated with
10the development and implementation of information technology
11projects or paying for operational expenses of the Department
12of Human Services related to such projects.
13 (d) The Department of Human Services, in consultation with
14the Department of Innovation and Technology, shall use the
15funds deposited in the DHS Technology Fund to pay for
16information technology solutions either provided by Department
17of Innovation and Technology or arranged or coordinated by the
18Department of Innovation and Technology.
19(Source: P.A. 98-24, eff. 6-19-13.)
20 Section 970. The Methamphetamine Precursor Tracking Act is
21amended by changing Section 20 as follows:
22 (720 ILCS 649/20)
23 Sec. 20. Secure website.
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1Department of Innovation and Technology, shall establish a
2secure website for the transmission of electronic transaction
3records and make it available free of charge to covered
4pharmacies.
5 (b) The secure website shall enable covered pharmacies to
6transmit to the Central Repository an electronic transaction
7record each time the pharmacy distributes a targeted
8methamphetamine precursor to a recipient.
9 (c) If the secure website becomes unavailable to a covered
10pharmacy, the covered pharmacy may, during the period in which
11the secure website is not available, continue to distribute
12targeted methamphetamine precursor without using the secure
13website if, during this period, the covered pharmacy maintains
14and transmits handwritten logs as described in Sections 20 and
1525 of the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act.
16(Source: P.A. 97-670, eff. 1-19-12.)
17 Section 975. The Workers' Compensation Act is amended by
18changing Section 17 as follows:
19 (820 ILCS 305/17) (from Ch. 48, par. 138.17)
20 Sec. 17. The Commission shall cause to be printed and
21furnish free of charge upon request by any employer or employee
22such blank forms as may facilitate or promote efficient
23administration and the performance of the duties of the
24Commission. It shall provide a proper record in which shall be

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1entered and indexed the name of any employer who shall file a
2notice of declination or withdrawal under this Act, and the
3date of the filing thereof; and a proper record in which shall
4be entered and indexed the name of any employee who shall file
5such notice of declination or withdrawal, and the date of the
6filing thereof; and such other notices as may be required by
7this Act; and records in which shall be recorded all
8proceedings, orders and awards had or made by the Commission or
9by the arbitration committees, and such other books or records
10as it shall deem necessary, all such records to be kept in the
11office of the Commission.
12 The Commission may destroy all papers and documents which
13have been on file for more than 5 years where there is no claim
14for compensation pending or where more than 2 years have
15elapsed since the termination of the compensation period.
16 The Commission shall compile and distribute to interested
17persons aggregate statistics, taken from any records and
18reports in the possession of the Commission. The aggregate
19statistics shall not give the names or otherwise identify
20persons sustaining injuries or disabilities or the employer of
21any injured person or person with a disability.
22 The Commission is authorized to establish reasonable fees
23and methods of payment limited to covering only the costs to
24the Commission for processing, maintaining and generating
25records or data necessary for the computerized production of
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1any salaries or compensation of Commission officers or
2employees.
3 All fees collected by the Commission under this Section
4shall be deposited in the Technology Management Statistical
5Services Revolving Fund and credited to the account of the
6Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
7(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
8 Section 980. The Workers' Occupational Diseases Act is
9amended by changing Section 17 as follows:
10 (820 ILCS 310/17) (from Ch. 48, par. 172.52)
11 Sec. 17. The Commission shall cause to be printed and shall
12furnish free of charge upon request by any employer or employee
13such blank forms as it shall deem requisite to facilitate or
14promote the efficient administration of this Act, and the
15performance of the duties of the Commission. It shall provide a
16proper record in which shall be entered and indexed the name of
17any employer who shall file a notice of election under this
18Act, and the date of the filing thereof; and a proper record in
19which shall be entered and indexed the name of any employee who
20shall file a notice of election, and the date of the filing
21thereof; and such other notices as may be required by this Act;
22and records in which shall be recorded all proceedings, orders
23and awards had or made by the Commission, or by the arbitration
24committees, and such other books or records as it shall deem

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1necessary, all such records to be kept in the office of the
2Commission. The Commission, in its discretion, may destroy all
3papers and documents except notices of election and waivers
4which have been on file for more than five years where there is
5no claim for compensation pending, or where more than two years
6have elapsed since the termination of the compensation period.
7 The Commission shall compile and distribute to interested
8persons aggregate statistics, taken from any records and
9reports in the possession of the Commission. The aggregate
10statistics shall not give the names or otherwise identify
11persons sustaining injuries or disabilities or the employer of
12any injured person or person with a disability.
13 The Commission is authorized to establish reasonable fees
14and methods of payment limited to covering only the costs to
15the Commission for processing, maintaining and generating
16records or data necessary for the computerized production of
17documents, records and other materials except to the extent of
18any salaries or compensation of Commission officers or
19employees.
20 All fees collected by the Commission under this Section
21shall be deposited in the Technology Management Statistical
22Services Revolving Fund and credited to the account of the
23Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
24(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
25 Section 995. No acceleration or delay. Where this Act makes

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1changes in a statute that is represented in this Act by text
2that is not yet or no longer in effect (for example, a Section
3represented by multiple versions), the use of that text does
4not accelerate or delay the taking effect of (i) the changes
5made by this Act or (ii) provisions derived from any other
6Public Act.
7 Section 997. Severability. The provisions of this Act are
8severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
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