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 Bill Status of SB1540  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ALPR SYSTEM DATA ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Muñoz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 140/7.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Automated License Plate Recognition System Data Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency may use recorded automated license plate recognition system (ALPR) data and historical ALPR system data only for a legitimate law enforcement purpose. Provides that ALPR system data collected by law enforcement and historical ALPR system data collected by law enforcement may not be used, shared, sold, traded, or exchanged for any other purpose. Requires law enforcement agencies using an automated license plate recognition system to adopt a policy governing use of the system; adopt a privacy policy to ensure that ALPR system data and historical ALPR system data is not used or shared in violation of this Act; adopt audit procedures relating to use of ALPR system data and historical ALPR system data; and adopt and periodically update a comprehensive training program for agency employees who use or have access to ALPR system data and procedures to adhere to policies and procedures governing use of ALPR system data or historical ALPR system data. Provides that a State or local law enforcement agency may retain ALPR system data for 5 years. Provides that after 5 years, the State or local law enforcement agency must create an internal record showing why data older than 5 years was accessed, and attach a case name and number, the name of the officer that accessed the data, the date, and an explanation for why the data was accessed. Prohibits admission of data that is used in violation of the Act in a court or administrative proceeding. Prohibits less restrictive local regulation, including by home rule units. Defines terms. Amends the Freedom of Information Act to exempt ALPR system and historical ALPR system data from disclosure under the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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