(730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-10)
Certificate of relief from disabilities.
(a) A certificate of relief from disabilities does not, however, in
any way prevent any judicial proceeding, administrative, licensing, or other
board, or authority from relying upon the conviction specified in the
certificate as the basis for the exercise of its discretionary power to
suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or refuse to renew any license, permit,
or other authority or privilege.
(b) A certificate of relief from disabilities shall not limit or prevent the
introduction of evidence of a prior conviction for purposes of impeachment of a
witness in a judicial or other proceeding where otherwise authorized by the
applicable rules of evidence.
(Source: P.A. 93-207, eff. 1-1-04.)