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Public Act 099-0880





Public Act 099-0880
HB6324 EnrolledLRB099 18354 SLF 42729 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Uniform Conviction Information Act
is amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2635/3)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1603)
    Sec. 3. Definitions. Whenever used in this Act, and for the
purposes of this Act, unless the context clearly indicates
    (A) "Accurate" means factually correct, containing no
mistake or error of a material nature.
    (B) The phrase "administer the criminal laws" includes any
of the following activities: intelligence gathering,
surveillance, criminal investigation, crime detection and
prevention (including research), apprehension, detention,
pretrial or post-trial release, prosecution, the correctional
supervision or rehabilitation of accused persons or criminal
offenders, criminal identification activities, data analysis
and research done by the sentencing commission, or the
collection, maintenance or dissemination of criminal history
record information.
    (C) "The Authority" means the Illinois Criminal Justice
Information Authority.
    (D) "Automated" means the utilization of computers,
telecommunication lines, or other automatic data processing
equipment for data collection or storage, analysis,
processing, preservation, maintenance, dissemination, or
display and is distinguished from a system in which such
activities are performed manually.
    (E) "Complete" means accurately reflecting all the
criminal history record information about an individual that is
required to be reported to the Department pursuant to Section
2.1 of the Criminal Identification Act.
    (F) "Conviction information" means data reflecting a
judgment of guilt or nolo contendere. The term includes all
prior and subsequent criminal history events directly relating
to such judgments, such as, but not limited to: (1) the
notation of arrest; (2) the notation of charges filed; (3) the
sentence imposed; (4) the fine imposed; and (5) all related
probation, parole, and release information. Information ceases
to be "conviction information" when a judgment of guilt is
reversed or vacated.
    For purposes of this Act, continuances to a date certain in
furtherance of an order of supervision granted under Section
5-6-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections or an order of
probation granted under either Section 10 of the Cannabis
Control Act, Section 410 of the Illinois Controlled Substances
Act, Section 70 of the Methamphetamine Control and Community
Protection Act, Section 12-4.3 or subdivision (b)(1) of Section
12-3.05 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of
2012, Section 10-102 of the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug
Dependency Act, Section 40-10 of the Alcoholism and Other Drug
Abuse and Dependency Act, or Section 10 of the Steroid Control
Act shall not be deemed "conviction information".
    (G) "Criminal history record information" means data
identifiable to an individual, including information collected
under Section 4.5 of the Criminal Identification Act, and
consisting of descriptions or notations of arrests,
detentions, indictments, informations, pretrial proceedings,
trials, or other formal events in the criminal justice system
or descriptions or notations of criminal charges (including
criminal violations of local municipal ordinances) and the
nature of any disposition arising therefrom, including
sentencing, court or correctional supervision, rehabilitation
and release. The term does not apply to statistical records and
reports in which individual are not identified and from which
their identities are not ascertainable, or to information that
is for criminal investigative or intelligence purposes.
    (H) "Criminal justice agency" means (1) a government agency
or any subunit thereof which is authorized to administer the
criminal laws and which allocates a substantial part of its
annual budget for that purpose, or (2) an agency supported by
public funds which is authorized as its principal function to
administer the criminal laws and which is officially designated
by the Department as a criminal justice agency for purposes of
this Act.
    (I) "The Department" means the Illinois Department of State
    (J) "Director" means the Director of the Illinois
Department of State Police.
    (K) "Disseminate" means to disclose or transmit conviction
information in any form, oral, written, or otherwise.
    (L) "Exigency" means pending danger or the threat of
pending danger to an individual or property.
    (M) "Non-criminal justice agency" means a State agency,
Federal agency, or unit of local government that is not a
criminal justice agency. The term does not refer to private
individuals, corporations, or non-governmental agencies or
    (M-5) "Request" means the submission to the Department, in
the form and manner required, the necessary data elements or
fingerprints, or both, to allow the Department to initiate a
search of its criminal history record information files.
    (N) "Requester" means any private individual, corporation,
organization, employer, employment agency, labor organization,
or non-criminal justice agency that has made a request pursuant
to this Act to obtain conviction information maintained in the
files of the Department of State Police regarding a particular
    (O) "Statistical information" means data from which the
identity of an individual cannot be ascertained,
reconstructed, or verified and to which the identity of an
individual cannot be linked by the recipient of the
    (P) "Sentencing commission" means the Sentencing Policy
Advisory Council.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13; 98-528, eff. 1-1-15.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 08/22/2016