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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 5. The Information Technology Accessibility Act is
5amended by changing Section 25 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 587/25)
7    Sec. 25. Review and amendment of standards. In calendar
8year 2023 and not less often than every 3 years after the date
9of the initial publication of the accessibility standards, the
10Department of Innovation and Technology The Department of
11Human Services shall, at a minimum, review the accessibility
12standards every 3 years after the date of initial publication
13and, as appropriate, amend the standards to reflect
14technological advances or changes in electronic and
15information technology. The Secretary of Innovation and
16Technology Human Services may convene a working group of
17appropriate State entity representatives, stakeholders, and
18other appropriate individuals and officials to advise and
19assist in the process of reviewing and amending the standards.
20Within 6 months after the publication by the Department of
21Innovation and Technology Human Services of amendments to the
22standards, the Director of Central Management Services and
23other State entities shall review the amended standards and



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1make any necessary changes to their existing procurement
2policies and procedures to incorporate amendments to the
3accessibility standards into their procurement policies and
4procedures. The amended accessibility standards shall apply to
5electronic and information technology developed or procured by
6a State entity, or to substantial modifications made to
7electronic and information technology by a State entity, after
8the Department of Central Management Services and other State
9entities incorporate the amended accessibility standards into
10their procurement policies and procedures.
11(Source: P.A. 95-307, eff. 8-20-07.)
12    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13becoming law.