Illinois Compiled Statutes

            Signed into law on July 17, 2003

 

Amendments are highlighted in yellow

 

 1        AN ACT concerning law enforcement, amending named Acts.

 

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,

 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 

 4        Section 3.  The Freedom of Information Act is amended by

 5    changing Section 7 as follows:

 

 6        (5 ILCS 140/7) (from Ch. 116, par. 207)

 7        Sec. 7.  Exemptions.

 8        (1)  The  following  shall  be exempt from inspection and

 9    copying:

10             (a)  Information   specifically   prohibited    from

11        disclosure   by   federal  or  State  law  or  rules  and

12        regulations adopted under federal or State law.

13             (b)  Information   that,   if    disclosed,    would

14        constitute  a  clearly  unwarranted  invasion of personal

15        privacy, unless the disclosure is consented to in writing

16        by the  individual  subjects  of  the  information.   The

17        disclosure of information that bears on the public duties

18        of public employees and officials shall not be considered

19        an  invasion  of  personal privacy.  Information exempted

20        under this  subsection  (b)  shall  include  but  is  not

21        limited to:

22                  (i)  files  and personal information maintained

23             with  respect  to  clients,  patients,  residents,

24             students  or  other  individuals  receiving  social,

25             medical, educational, vocational, financial,

26             supervisory or custodial care or services directly

27             or indirectly  from  federal  agencies  or  public

28             bodies;

29                  (ii)  personnel files and personal  information

30             maintained  with respect to employees, appointees or

31             elected officials of any public body or applicants

 

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 1             for those positions;

 2                  (iii)  files and personal information

 3             maintained with respect to any applicant, registrant

 4             or licensee by any public body cooperating  with  or

 5             engaged in professional or occupational

 6             registration, licensure or discipline;

 7                  (iv)  information required of any taxpayer  in

 8             connection with the assessment or collection of any

 9             tax unless disclosure is otherwise required by State

10             statute; and

11                  (v)  information  revealing the identity of

12             persons who file complaints with or provide

13             information to administrative, investigative, law

14             enforcement or penal agencies; provided, however,

15             that identification of witnesses to traffic

16             accidents, traffic accident  reports, and rescue

17             reports may  be  provided  by  agencies of local

18             government, except in a case for  which a criminal

19             investigation  is ongoing, without constituting a

20             clearly unwarranted  per  se  invasion  of  personal

21             privacy under this subsection.

22             (c)  Records compiled by any public body for

23        administrative enforcement  proceedings and any   law

24        enforcement or correctional agency for law enforcement

25        purposes or for internal matters of a  public  body,  but

26        only to the extent that disclosure would:

27                  (i)  interfere with  pending or actually and

28             reasonably contemplated law enforcement proceedings

29             conducted by any  law  enforcement or correctional

30             agency;

31                  (ii)  interfere with  pending administrative

32             enforcement  proceedings  conducted  by  any  public

33             body;

34                  (iii)  deprive a  person of a fair trial or an

 

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 1             impartial hearing;

 2                  (iv)  unavoidably disclose the identity of a

 3             confidential  source or confidential  information

 4             furnished only by the confidential source;

 5                  (v)  disclose unique or specialized

 6             investigative techniques other than those  generally

 7             used  and  known  or  disclose internal documents of

 8             correctional agencies related to detection,

 9             observation  or  investigation of incidents of crime

10             or misconduct;

11                  (vi)  constitute an invasion of personal

12             privacy under subsection (b) of this Section;

13                  (vii)  endanger the life or physical safety of

14             law enforcement personnel or any other person; or

15                  (viii)  obstruct  an   ongoing     criminal

16             investigation.

17             (d)  Criminal  history record information maintained

18        by State or local criminal justice agencies,  except  the

19        following  which  shall be open for public inspection and

20        copying:

21                  (i)  chronologically     maintained      arrest

22             information,  such  as  traditional  arrest  logs or

23             blotters;

24                  (ii)  the name of a person in the custody of  a

25             law  enforcement  agency  and  the charges for which

26             that person is being held;

27                  (iii)  court records that are public;

28                  (iv)  records  that  are  otherwise   available

29             under State or local law; or

30                  (v)  records  in  which the requesting party is

31             the individual identified, except as provided  under

32             part  (vii)  of  paragraph  (c) of subsection (1) of

33             this Section.

34             "Criminal history  record  information"  means  data

 

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 1        identifiable to an individual and  consisting  of

 2        descriptions  or  notations of arrests, detentions,

 3        indictments, informations, pre-trial proceedings, trials,

 4        or  other formal events in the criminal justice system or

 5        descriptions or notations of criminal charges  (including

 6        criminal  violations  of  local municipal ordinances) and

 7        the  nature  of  any   disposition   arising   therefrom,

 8        including  sentencing, court or correctional supervision,

 9        rehabilitation and release.  The term does not  apply  to

10        statistical  records and reports in which individuals are

11        not identified and from which their  identities  are  not

12        ascertainable,  or  to  information  that is for criminal

13        investigative or intelligence purposes.

14             (e)  Records that relate to or affect  the  security

15        of correctional institutions and detention facilities.

16             (f)  Preliminary   drafts,  notes,  recommendations,

17        memoranda  and  other  records  in  which  opinions   are

18        expressed,  or policies or actions are formulated, except

19        that a specific record or relevant portion  of  a  record

20        shall not be exempt when the record is publicly cited and

21        identified  by the head of the public body. The exemption

22        provided in this  paragraph  (f)  extends  to  all  those

23        records  of officers and agencies of the General Assembly

24        that pertain to the preparation of legislative documents.

25             (g)  Trade  secrets  and  commercial  or   financial

26        information  obtained from a person or business where the

27        trade secrets or information are proprietary,  privileged

28        or confidential, or where disclosure of the trade secrets

29        or  information may cause competitive harm, including all

30        information determined to be confidential  under  Section

31        4002  of  the Technology Advancement and Development Act.

32        Nothing  contained  in  this  paragraph  (g)   shall   be

33        construed to prevent a person or business from consenting

34        to disclosure.

 

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 1             (h)  Proposals  and bids for any contract, grant, or

 2        agreement,  including  information  which  if   it   were

 3        disclosed   would   frustrate   procurement  or  give  an

 4        advantage  to  any  person  proposing  to  enter  into  a

 5        contractor agreement with the body,  until  an  award  or

 6        final  selection is made.  Information prepared by or for

 7        the body in preparation of a bid  solicitation  shall  be

 8        exempt until an award or final selection is made.

 9             (i)  Valuable formulae, computer geographic systems,

10        designs,  drawings and research data obtained or produced

11        by any public body when disclosure  could  reasonably  be

12        expected to produce private gain or public loss.

13             (j)  Test   questions,   scoring   keys   and  other

14        examination  data  used   to   administer   an   academic

15        examination   or  determined  the  qualifications  of  an

16        applicant for a license or employment.

17             (k)  Architects'  plans  and  engineers'   technical

18        submissions  for projects not constructed or developed in

19        whole or in part  with  public  funds  and  for  projects

20        constructed or developed with public funds, to the extent

21        that disclosure would compromise security.

22             (l)  Library  circulation and orde  records

23        identifying library users with specific materials.

24             (m)  Minutes of meetings of public bodies closed  to

25        the public as provided in the Open Meetings Act until the

26        public  body  makes  the  minutes available to the public

27        under Section 2.06 of the Open Meetings Act.

28             (n)  Communications between a  public  body  and  an

29        attorney  or  auditor  representing  the public body that

30        would not be subject  to  discovery  in  litigation,  and

31        materials prepared or compiled by or for a public body in

32        anticipation  of  a  criminal,  civil  or  administrative

33        proceeding  upon  the request of an attorney advising the

34        public body, and  materials  prepared  or  compiled  with

 

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 1        respect to internal audits of public bodies.

 2             (o)  Information  received by a primary or secondary

 3        school, college or university under  its  procedures  for

 4        the  evaluation  of  faculty  members  by  their academic

 5        peers.

 6             (p)  Administrative  or  technical    information

 7        associated  with  automated  data  processing operations,

 8        including  but  not  limited   to   software,   operating

 9        protocols,  computer  program  abstracts,  file  layouts,

10        source  listings,  object  modules,  load  modules,  user

11        guides,  documentation  pertaining  to  all  logical  and

12        physical   design   of   computerized  systems,  employee

13        manuals, and any other information  that,  if  disclosed,

14        would  jeopardize  the security of the system or its data

15        or the security of materials exempt under this Section.

16             (q)  Documents or materials relating  to  collective

17        negotiating  matters  between  public  bodies  and  their

18        employees  or  representatives,  except  that  any  final

19        contract  or agreement shall be subject to inspection and

20        copying.

21             (r)  Drafts, notes,  recommendations  and  memoranda

22        pertaining to the financing and marketing transactions of

23        the  public body. The records of ownership, registration,

24        transfer, and exchange of municipal debt obligations, and

25        of  persons  to  whom  payment  with  respect  to   these

26        obligations is made.

27             (s)  The records, documents and information relating

28        to   real  estate  purchase  negotiations  until  those

29        negotiations have been completed or otherwise terminated.

30        With regard to a parcel involved in a pending or actually

31        and reasonably  contemplated  eminent  domain  proceeding

32        under  Article  VII  of  the  Code  of  Civil  Procedure,

33        records,  documents  and  information  relating  to  that

34        parcel  shall  be  exempt  except as may be allowed under

 

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 1        discovery rules adopted by the  Illinois  Supreme  Court.

 2        The records, documents and information relating to a real

 3        estate sale shall be exempt until a sale is consummated.

 4             (t)  Any and all proprietary information and records

 5        related  to  the  operation  of an intergovernmental risk

 6        management association or self-insurance pool or  jointly

 7        self-administered  health  and  accident  cooperative  or

 8        pool.

 9             (u)  Information     concerning    a    university's

10        adjudication  of  student  or   employee   grievance   or

11        disciplinary  cases,  to the extent that disclosure would

12        reveal the  identity  of  the  student  or  employee  and

13        information  concerning any public body's adjudication of

14        student or employee  grievances  or  disciplinary  cases,

15        except for the final outcome of the cases.

16             (v)  Course  materials or research materials used by

17        faculty members.

18             (w)  Information  related  solely  to  the  internal

19        personnel rules and practices of a public body.

20             (x)  Information  contained   in   or   related   to

21        examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by,

22        on behalf of, or for the use of a public body responsible

23        for   the   regulation   or   supervision   of  financial

24        institutions or insurance companies, unless disclosure is

25        otherwise required by State law.

26             (y)  Information  the   disclosure   of   which   is

27        restricted  under  Section  5-108 of the Public Utilities

28        Act.

29             (z)  Manuals or instruction to staff that relate  to

30        establishment  or  collection  of liability for any State

31        tax or that relate to investigations by a public body  to

32        determine violation of any criminal law.

33             (aa)  Applications,  related  documents, and medical

34        records    received    by    the    Experimental    Organ

 

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 1        Transplantation  Procedures  Board  and   any   and   all

 2        documents  or  other records prepared by the Experimental

 3        Organ  Transplantation  Procedures  Board  or  its  staff

 4        relating to applications it has received.

 5             (bb)  Insurance or  self  insurance  (including  any

 6        intergovernmental  risk  management  association  or self

 7        insurance  pool)  claims,   loss   or   risk   management

 8        information, records, data, advice or communications.

 9             (cc)  Information and records held by the Department

10        of  Public  Health  and  its  authorized  representatives

11        relating   to   known  or  suspected  cases  of  sexually

12        transmissible disease or any information  the  disclosure

13        of  which  is  restricted  under  the  Illinois  Sexually

14        Transmissible Disease Control Act.

15             (dd)  Information   the   disclosure   of  which  is

16        exempted under Section 30 of the Radon Industry Licensing

17        Act.

18             (ee)  Firm performance evaluations under Section  55

19        of  the  Architectural,  Engineering,  and Land Surveying

20        Qualifications Based Selection Act.

21             (ff)  Security portions  of  system  safety  program

22        plans,  investigation reports, surveys, schedules, lists,

23        data, or information compiled, collected, or prepared  by

24        or   for  the  Regional  Transportation  Authority  under

25        Section 2.11 of the Regional Transportation Authority Act

26        or the  St.  Clair  County  Transit  District  under  the

27        Bi-State Transit Safety Act.

28             (gg)  Information   the   disclosure   of  which  is

29        restricted and exempted under Section 50 of the  Illinois

30        Prepaid Tuition Act.

31             (hh)  Information   the   disclosure   of  which  is

32        exempted under Section 80 of the State Gift Ban Act.

33             (ii)  Beginning July 1, 1999, information that would

34        disclose or might lead to the  disclosure  of  secret  or

 

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 1        confidential information, codes, algorithms, programs, or

 2        private  keys intended to be used to create electronic or

 3        digital signatures under the Electronic Commerce Security

 4        Act.

 5             (jj)  Information contained  in  a  local  emergency

 6        energy  plan  submitted  to  a municipality in accordance

 7        with a local emergency  energy  plan  ordinance  that  is

 8        adopted under Section 11-21.5-5 of the Illinois Municipal

 9        Code.

10             (kk)  Information    and    data    concerning   the

11        distribution of surcharge moneys collected  and  remitted

12        by   wireless   carriers  under  the  Wireless  Emergency

13        Telephone Safety Act.

14             (ll)  Law enforcement officer identification

15        information or driver identification information compiled

16        by a law enforcement  agency or  the Department  of

17        Transportation  under Section  11-212 of  the Illinois

18        Vehicle Code.

19        (2)  This  Section  does  not  authorize  withholding  of

20    information or limit  the  availability  of  records  to  the

21    public,  except  as  stated  in  this  Section  or  otherwise

22    provided in this Act.

23    (Source:  P.A.  91-137,  eff.  7-16-99; 91-357, eff. 7-29-99;

24    91-660, eff. 12-22-99;  92-16,  eff.  6-28-01;  92-241,  eff.

25    8-3-01;  92-281,  eff.  8-7-01; 92-645, eff. 7-11-02; 92-651,

26    eff. 7-11-02.)

 

27        Section 5.  The Department of State Police Law within the

28    Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is  amended  by  adding

29    Section 2605-85 as follows:

 

30        (20 ILCS 2605/2605-85 new)

31        Sec.   2605-85.    Training; cultural diversity.   The

32    Department shall provide training and continuing education to

 

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 1    State Police officers concerning cultural diversity,

 2    including sensitivity toward racial and ethnic differences.

 3    This training and continuing education shall include, but not

 4    be limited to, an emphasis on  the  fact  that  the  primary

 5    purpose of enforcement of the Illinois Vehicle Code is safety

 6    and equal and uniform enforcement under the law.

 

 7        Section  7.  The  State Mandates Act is amended by adding

 8    Section 8.27 as follows:

 

 9        (30 ILCS 805/8.27 new)

10        Sec. 8.27.  Exempt mandate.  Notwithstanding Sections  6

11    and  8 of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required

12    for  the implementation  of  any  mandate created  by  this

13    amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly.

 

14        Section 10.  The Illinois Police Training Act is  amended

15    by changing Section 7 as follows:

 

16        (50 ILCS 705/7) (from Ch. 85, par. 507)

17        Sec. 7. Rules and standards for schools.  The Board shall

18    adopt  rules  and  minimum  standards  for such schools which

19    shall include but not be limited to the following:

20        a.  The curriculum for probationary police officers which

21    shall be offered by all certified schools shall  include  but

22    not  be  limited  to  courses  of arrest, search and seizure,

23    civil rights, human relations, cultural diversity,  including

24    racial  and ethnic sensitivity, criminal law, law of criminal

25    procedure, vehicle and  traffic  law  including  uniform  and

26    non-discriminatory  enforcement of the Illinois Vehicle Code,

27    traffic control and  accident  investigation,  techniques  of

28    obtaining  physical  evidence, court testimonies, statements,

29    reports,    firearms    training,    first-aid     (including

30    cardiopulmonary    resuscitation),   handling   of   juvenile

 

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 1    offenders, recognition of  mental  conditions  which  require

 2    immediate  assistance  and  methods  to safeguard and provide

 3    assistance to a person in need of mental  treatment,  law  of

 4    evidence,  the  hazards  of  high-speed police vehicle chases

 5    with an emphasis on alternatives to the high-speed chase, and

 6    physical training.  The  curriculum  shall  include  specific

 7    training   in   techniques  for  immediate  response  to  and

 8    investigation of cases of domestic  violence  and  of  sexual

 9    assault  of adults and children. The curriculum for permanent

10    police officers shall include  but  not  be  limited  to  (1)

11    refresher  and  in-service  training  in  any  of the courses

12    listed above in this subparagraph, (2)  advanced  courses  in

13    any  of  the  subjects listed above in this subparagraph, (3)

14    training  for  supervisory  personnel,  and  (4)  specialized

15    training in subjects and fields to be selected by the board.

16        b.  Minimum courses of study, attendance requirements and

17    equipment requirements.

18        c.  Minimum requirements for instructors.

19        d.  Minimum  basic   training   requirements,   which   a

20    probationary  police  officer  must  satisfactorily  complete

21    before being eligible for permanent employment as a local law

22    enforcement  officer  for  a participating local governmental

23    agency.  Those requirements shall include training  in  first

24    aid (including cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

25        e.  Minimum   basic   training   requirements,   which  a

26    probationary county corrections officer  must  satisfactorily

27    complete  before being eligible for permanent employment as a

28    county  corrections  officer  for   a   participating   local

29    governmental agency.

30        f.  Minimum   basic   training   requirements   which   a

31    probationary   court  security  officer  must  satisfactorily

32    complete before being eligible for permanent employment as  a

33    court security officer for a participating local governmental

34    agency.     The   Board   shall   establish   those  training

 

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 1    requirements  which  it  considers  appropriate   for   court

 2    security  officers  and shall certify schools to conduct that

 3    training.

 4        A person hired to serve as a court security officer  must

 5    obtain  from  the Board a certificate (i) attesting to his or

 6    her  successful  completion  of  the  training  course;  (ii)

 7    attesting to his or her satisfactory completion of a training

 8    program of similar content and number of hours that has  been

 9    found  acceptable  by  the Board under the provisions of this

10    Act; or (iii) attesting to the Board's determination that the

11    training  course  is  unnecessary  because  of  the  person's

12    extensive prior law enforcement experience.

13        Individuals  who  currently  serve  as   court   security

14    officers  shall  be  deemed qualified to continue to serve in

15    that capacity so long as they are certified  as  provided  by

16    this  Act  within  24  months  of  the effective date of this

17    amendatory Act of 1996.  Failure to be so certified, absent a

18    waiver from the Board, shall cause the officer to forfeit his

19    or her position.

20        All individuals hired as court security  officers  on  or

21    after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1996 shall

22    be  certified  within  12  months  of the date of their hire,

23    unless a waiver has been obtained by the Board, or they shall

24    forfeit their positions.

25        The Sheriff's Merit Commission, if  one  exists,  or  the

26    Sheriff's  Office  if there is no Sheriff's Merit Commission,

27    shall maintain a list  of  all  individuals  who  have  filed

28    applications  to  become court security officers and who meet

29    the eligibility  requirements  established  under  this  Act.

30    Either  the  Sheriff's  Merit  Commission,  or  the Sheriff's

31    Office  if  no  Sheriff's  Merit  Commission  exists,   shall

32    establish a schedule of reasonable intervals for verification

33    of  the  applicants'  qualifications  under  this  Act and as

34    established by the Board.

 

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 1    (Source: P.A.  88-661,  eff.  1-1-95;  89-685,  eff.  6-1-97;

 2    89-707, eff. 6-1-97.)

 

 3        Section  15.  The  Illinois  Vehicle  Code  is amended by

 4    adding Section 11-212 as follows:

 

 5        (625 ILCS 5/11-212 new)

 6        Sec. 11-212.  Traffic stop statistical study.

 7        (a)  From  January  1,  2004  until  December  31,  2007,

 8    whenever a State or local law enforcement  officer  issues  a

 9    uniform  traffic  citation or warning citation for an alleged

10    violation of the Illinois  Vehicle  Code,  he  or  she  shall

11    record at least the following:

12             (1)  the  name,  address,  gender, and the officer's

13        subjective  determination  of  the  race  of  the  person

14        stopped; the person's race shall  be  selected  from  the

15        following  list:  Caucasian,  African-American, Hispanic,

16        Native American/Alaska Native, or Asian/Pacific Islander;

17             (2)  the alleged traffic violation that led  to  the

18        stop of the motorist;

19             (3)  the make and year of the vehicle stopped;

20             (4)  the date and time of the stop;

21             (5)  the location of the traffic stop;

22             (6)  whether  or not a search contemporaneous to the

23        stop was conducted of the vehicle, driver, passenger,  or

24        passengers; and, if so, whether it was with consent or by

25        other means; and

26             (7)  the  name  and  badge  number  of  the  issuing

27        officer.

28        (b)  From  January  1,  2004  until  December  31,  2007,

29    whenever  a  State  or  local law enforcement officer stops a

30    motorist for an alleged violation  of  the  Illinois  Vehicle

31    Code and does not issue a uniform traffic citation or warning

32    citation  for  an  alleged  violation of the Illinois Vehicle

 

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 1    Code, he or she shall complete a  uniform  stop  card,  which

 2    includes  field  contact  cards,  or  any other existing form

 3    currently used  by  law  enforcement  containing  information

 4    required  pursuant  to  this  Act,  that records at least the

 5    following:

 6             (1)  the name, address, gender,  and  the  officer's

 7        subjective  determination  of  the  race  of  the  person

 8        stopped;  the  person's  race  shall be selected from the

 9        following list:  Caucasian,  African-American,  Hispanic,

10        Native American/Alaska Native, or Asian/Pacific Islander;

11             (2)  the   reason  that  led  to  the  stop  of  the

12        motorist;

13             (3)  the make and year of the vehicle stopped;

14             (4)  the date and time of the stop;

15             (5)  the location of the traffic stop;

16             (6)  whether or not a search contemporaneous to  the

17        stop  was conducted of the vehicle, driver, passenger, or

18        passengers; and, if so, whether it was with consent or by

19        other means; and

20             (7)  the  name  and  badge  number  of  the  issuing

21        officer.

22        (c)  The  Illinois  Department  of  Transportation  shall

23    provide a standardized law enforcement data compilation  form

24    on its website.

25        (d)  Every  law  enforcement  agency shall, by March 1 in

26    each of the years 2004, 2005, 2006,  and  2007,  compile  the

27    data described in subsections (a) and (b) on the standardized

28    law enforcement  data  compilation  form  provided  by  the

29    Illinois Department of Transportation and transmit  the  data

30    to the Department.

31        (e)  The  Illinois  Department  of  Transportation  shall

32    analyze the data provided  by  law enforcement agencies

33    required by this Section and submit a report of the findings

34    to the Governor, the General Assembly, and each law

 

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 1    enforcement agency no later than July 1 in each of the years

 2    2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.  The  Illinois Department of

 3    Transportation may contract with an outside entity  for  the

 4    analysis of  the data provided.  In analyzing the data

 5    collected under this  Section, the analyzing  entity  shall

 6    scrutinize the data for evidence of statistically significant

 7    aberrations.  The  following list, which is illustrative, and

 8    not  exclusive,  contains  examples of   areas   in   which

 9    statistically significant aberrations may be found:

10             (1)  The percentage of  minority drivers or

11        passengers being stopped in a given area is substantially

12        higher than the proportion of the overall population in

13        or  traveling through  the  area that the  minority

14        constitutes.

15             (2)  A  substantial number of false stops including

16        stops not resulting in the issuance of a  traffic  ticket

17        or the making of an arrest.

18             (3)  A disparity between the proportion of citations

19        issued  to minorities and proportion of minorities in the

20        population.

21             (4)  A disparity among the officers of the same  law

22        enforcement  agency with regard to the number of minority

23        drivers or passengers being stopped in a given area.

24             (5)  A disparity between the frequency  of  searches

25        performed  on  minority  drivers  and  the  frequency  of

26        searches performed on non-minority drivers.

27        (f)  Any law enforcement officer identification

28    information or driver  identification  information  that  is

29    compiled  by any  law  enforcement  agency or the Illinois

30    Department of Transportation pursuant to this Act  for  the

31    purposes of fulfilling the requirements of this Section shall

32    be confidential  and  exempt  from  public  inspection  and

33    copying, as provided  under  Section  7  of  the  Freedom  of

34    Information Act, and the information shall not be transmitted

 

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 1    to  anyone except as needed to comply with this Section. This

 2    Section shall not exempt those materials that, prior  to  the

 3    effective date of  this amendatory Act of the 93rd General

 4    Assembly, were available under  the Freedom of Information

 5    Act.

 6        (g)  Funding  to  implement  this Section shall come from

 7    federal  highway  safety  funds  available  to  Illinois,  as

 8    directed by the Governor.

 9        (h)  The Illinois Department  of  Transportation, in

10    consultation with  law enforcement agencies, officials, and

11    organizations, including Illinois chiefs of police, the

12    Department of State Police, the Illinois Sheriffs

13    Association, and the Chicago Police Department, and community

14    groups and other experts, shall  undertake  a  study to

15    determine the best use of technology to collect, compile, and

16    analyze  the  traffic stop statistical study data required by

17    this Section. The Department shall report  its  findings and

18    recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by

19    March 1, 2004.

 

20        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon

21    becoming law.

 

Signed into law on July 17, 2003