A bill introduced into the Illinois Senate would establish minimum standards of transparency for local government websites.

SB 37, which is scheduled for a committee hearing today, would expand upon the Illinois Policy Institute’s 10-point Transparency Checklist, with which CB’s readers are already familiar.

Links:

Illinois Policy Institute summary of the standards contained in SB 37

Current status of SB 37

Online document repositories referred to in the IPI article, docstoc.com and scribd.com