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Public Act 102-0543


 

Public Act 0543 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0543
 
SB2133 EnrolledLRB102 16599 CMG 21996 b

    AN ACT concerning demographic data.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. If and only if House Bill 2170 of the 101st
General Assembly becomes law, then the Data Governance and
Organization to Support Equity and Racial Justice Act is
amended by changing Section 20-15 as follows:
 
    (10100HB2170enr, Sec. 20-15)
    Sec. 20-15. Data Governance and Organization to Support
Equity and Racial Justice.
    (a) On or before July 1, 2022 and each July 1 thereafter,
the Board and the Department shall report statistical data on
the racial, and ethnic, age, sex, disability status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, and primary or preferred
language demographics of program participants for each major
program administered by the Board or the Department. Except as
provided in subsection (b), when reporting the data required
under this Section, the Board or the Department shall use the
same racial and ethnic classifications for each program, which
shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
        (1) American Indian and Alaska Native alone.
        (2) Asian alone.
        (3) Black or African American alone.
        (4) Hispanic or Latino of any race.
        (5) Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone.
        (6) White alone.
        (7) Some other race alone.
        (8) Two or more races.
    The Board and the Department may further define, by rule,
the racial and ethnic classifications, including, if
necessary, a classification of "No Race Specified".
    (c) If a program administered by the Board or the
Department is subject to federal reporting requirements that
include the collection and public reporting of statistical
data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program
participants, the Department may maintain the same racial and
ethnic classifications used under the federal requirements if
such classifications differ from the classifications listed in
subsection (a).
    (d) The Department of Innovation and Technology shall
assist the Board and the Department by establishing common
technological processes and procedures for the Board and the
Department to:
        (1) Catalog data.
        (2) Identify similar fields in datasets.
        (3) Manage data requests.
        (4) Share data.
        (5) Collect data.
        (6) Improve and clean data.
        (7) Match data across the Board and Departments.
        (8) Develop research and analytic agendas.
        (9) Report on program participation disaggregated by
    race and ethnicity.
        (10) Evaluate equitable outcomes for underserved
    populations in Illinois.
        (11) Define common roles for data management.
        (12) Ensure that all major programs can report
    disaggregated data by race, and ethnicity, age, sex,
    disability status, sexual orientation, and gender
    identity, and primary or preferred language.
    The Board and the Department shall use the common
technological processes and procedures established by the
Department of Innovation and Technology.
    (e) If the Board or the Department is unable to begin
reporting the data required by subsection (a) by July 1, 2022,
the Board or the Department shall state the reasons for the
delay under the reporting requirements.
    (f) By no later than March 31, 2022, the Board and the
Department shall provide a progress report to the General
Assembly to disclose: (i) the programs and datasets that have
been cataloged for which race, and ethnicity, age, sex,
disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and
primary or preferred language have has been standardized; and
(ii) to the extent possible, the datasets and programs that
are outstanding for each agency and the datasets that are
planned for the upcoming year. On or before March 31, 2023, and
each year thereafter, the Board and Departments shall provide
an updated report to the General Assembly.
    (g) By no later than October 31, 2021, the Governor's
Office shall provide a plan to establish processes for input
from the Board and the Department into processes outlined in
subsection (b). The plan shall incorporate ongoing efforts at
data interoperability within the Department and the governance
established to support the P-20 Longitudinal Education Data
System enacted by Public Act 96-107.
    (h) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to limit
the rights granted to individuals or data sharing protections
established under existing State and federal data privacy and
security laws.
(Source: 10100HB2170enr.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law, except that Section 5 takes effect upon becoming
law or on the date House Bill 2170 of the 101st General
Assembly takes effect, whichever is later.

Effective Date: 8/20/2021