(225 ILCS 447/31-5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
    Sec. 31-5. Exemptions.
    (a) The provisions of this Act regarding fingerprint vendors do not apply to any of the following, if the person performing the service does not hold himself or herself out as a fingerprint vendor or fingerprint vendor agency:
        (1) An employee of the United States, Illinois, or a
    
political subdivision, including public school districts, of either while the employee is engaged in the performance of his or her official duties within the scope of his or her employment. However, any such person who offers his or her services as a fingerprint vendor or uses a similar title when these services are performed for compensation or other consideration, whether received directly or indirectly, is subject to this Act.
        (2) A person employed exclusively by only one
    
employer in connection with the exclusive activities of that employer, provided that person does not hold himself or herself out to the public as a fingerprint vendor.
        (3) Any member of local law enforcement in the
    
performance of his or her duties for criminal justice purposes, notwithstanding whether the local law enforcement agency charges a reasonable fee related to the cost of offering fingerprinting services.
    (b) The provisions of this Act regarding fingerprint vendors do not apply to any member of a local law enforcement agency, acting on behalf of the local law enforcement agency that is registered with the Department of State Police to provide fingerprinting services for non-criminal justice purposes, notwithstanding whether the local law enforcement agency charges a reasonable fee related to the cost of offering fingerprinting services.
(Source: P.A. 98-294, eff. 8-9-13; 98-600, eff. 12-6-13.)