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    (775 ILCS 25/0.01) (from Ch. 68, par. 100)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Discriminatory Club Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (775 ILCS 25/1) (from Ch. 68, par. 101)
    Sec. 1. Definitions. (1) "Discrimination" means "unlawful discrimination" as defined by the Illinois Human Rights Act; (2) "discriminatory club" means a membership club, organization, association, or society, or the premises thereof, which practices discrimination in its membership policy or in access to its services and facilities, except any facility, as to discrimination based on sex, which is distinctly private in nature such as restrooms, shower rooms, bath houses, health clubs and other similar facilities for which the Illinois Department of Human Rights, in its rules and regulations, may grant exemptions based on bona fide considerations of public policy; (3) "meeting" means "meeting" as defined by the Open Meetings Act; (4) "official or employee of the State of Illinois" means any elected public official, any person appointed by an elected public official, or any other employee or agent (whether salaried or contractual), in service to the State of Illinois; (5) "public body" means "public body" as defined by the Open Meetings Act in addition to the General Assembly and committees and commissions thereof; (6) "private organization" means any person, partnership, corporation, association or agency which is not a public body.
(Source: P.A. 85‑909.)

    (775 ILCS 25/2) (from Ch. 68, par. 102)
    Sec. 2. No private organization which sells goods or services to the State pursuant to The Illinois Purchasing Act, nor any private organization which receives any award or grant from the State, nor any public body may pay any dues or fees on behalf of its employees or agents or may subsidize or otherwise reimburse them for payments of their dues or fees to any discriminating club. The Illinois Department of Human Rights shall enforce this Section.
(Source: P.A. 85‑909.)

    (775 ILCS 25/3) (from Ch. 68, par. 103)
    Sec. 3. No meeting may be held at any discriminatory club; however, a meeting may be held at any private club that is a fraternal or religious organization normally restrictive in its membership to persons of a specific group, provided that such organization does not discriminate unlawfully, within the meaning of the Illinois Human Rights Act, in its making available its facilities to non‑member groups or agencies for the purposes of holding meetings.
(Source: P.A. 85‑909.)

    (775 ILCS 25/4) (from Ch. 68, par. 104)
    Sec. 4. No official or employee of the State of Illinois may obligate the State to any discriminatory club. The Comptroller shall enforce this Section upon notification from the Department of Human Rights.
(Source: P.A. 85‑909.)