TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1255 SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE SUBMISSION ACT
SECTION 1255.20 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 1255.20  Definitions

 

Unless otherwise specified, all terms shall have the meanings set forth in Section 5 of the Act.

 

"Act" means the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act [725 ILCS 202].

 

"Approved Laboratories" means all laboratories within Illinois that are designated as National DNA Index System (NDIS) Participating by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and that are approved by the Director of the Department of State Police under this statute.  For example, all Illinois State Police laboratories that conduct DNA casework, the DuPage County Forensic Science Center, and the Northeastern Illinois Regional Crime Laboratory are approved laboratories, provided the individual laboratories maintain their respective status as NDIS Participating laboratories.

 

"CODIS" means the Combined DNA Index System.

 

"Department" means the Department of State Police.

 

 "DNA Record" means the DNA profile or genetic marker grouping.

 

"Law Enforcement Agency" means local, county, state or federal law enforcement agencies involved in the investigation of sexual assault cases in Illinois.