Bill Status of HB5592 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM ID-CLEARING RECORDS
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. and La Shawn K. Ford
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, on a monthly basis, the Illinois State Police and all law enforcement agencies within the State shall review their arrest records, and based on information in those records, shall identify persons with records of arrest that meet the following criteria: (1) the arrest was for a misdemeanor offense and the charge was dismissed; (2) the arrest was for a misdemeanor offense, there is no indication that criminal proceedings have been initiated, at least one calendar year has elapsed since the date of the arrest, and no conviction occurred, or the arrestee was acquitted of any charges that arose, from that arrest; or (3) the arrest was for an offense that is punishable as a Class 4 felony, there is no indication that criminal proceedings have been initiated, at least 3 calendar years have elapsed since the date of the arrest, and no conviction occurred, or the arrestee was acquitted of any charges arising, from that arrest. Provides that the law enforcement agency shall destroy all records described in this provision immediately upon their discovery by the law enforcement agency.