State of Illinois
92nd General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT concerning racial profiling.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Illinois  Vehicle  Code  is  amended by
 5    adding Section 11-212 as follows:

 6        (625 ILCS 5/11-212 new)
 7        Sec. 11-212.  Traffic stop statistical study.
 8        (a)  From June 1, 2001 until 4 years after the  effective
 9    date  of  this  amendatory  Act of the 92nd General Assembly,
10    whenever a law enforcement officer of this State or a unit of
11    local government issues a uniform traffic citation or warning
12    citation for an alleged violation  of  the  Illinois  Vehicle
13    Code  or  a similar provision of a local ordinance, he or she
14    shall record on the face of the citation in addition to other
15    information the following:
16             (1)  the race of the motorist; and
17             (2)  whether there was  a  search  of  the  vehicle,
18        vehicle  driver,  or  passenger  resulting  in no further
19        legal action.
20        (b)  From June 8, 2002 until 3 years after the  effective
21    date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly, the
22    Director  of  State  Police  and each police chief and county
23    sheriff shall compile the data collected  under  clauses  (1)
24    and  (2)  of  subsection  (a)  and  forward  the  data to the
25    Secretary of State.
26        (c)  Upon receiving the data specified in subsection (b),
27    the Secretary of State shall, by  February  8  of  each  year
28    until 3 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act
29    of  the  92nd General Assembly, compile and study the traffic
30    stop  data  to  determine  whether  there  is  a  pattern  of
31    discrimination throughout the State  in  the  enforcement  of
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 1    this Code and similar provisions of local ordinances and send
 2    the  findings, in a report, to the Governor, the President of
 3    the Senate, the Speaker of the House of Representatives,  the
 4    Minority Leader of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the
 5    House of Representatives.
 6        (d)  The   report   shall  not  contain  any  information
 7    regarding the identity of any individual who has been stopped
 8    or of any law enforcement officer.

 9        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
10    becoming law.

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