Guidance for department records retention process.
"The Records Management Section of the Illinois State Archives is responsible for assisting state and local government agencies with the disposal of records. In Illinois, no public record may be disposed of without the approval of the appropriate records commission."
"A Local Records Disposal Certificate must be filed with and approved by the Local Records Commission before any records may be destroyed."
"No public record may be disposed of without the permission of the appropriate Local Records Commission. Contact (217) 782-7075 for information about how to adhere to this process."
"This Act is not intended to cause an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, nor to allow the requests of a commercial enterprise to unduly burden public resources, or to disrupt the duly‑undertaken work ofany public body independent of the fulfillment of any of the fore‑mentioned rights of the people to access to information.