|Public Act 095-0898
||LRB095 05850 LCT 25941 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Identification Card Act is amended
by adding Section 11A as follows:
(15 ILCS 335/11A new)
Emergency contact database.
(a) The Secretary of State shall establish a database of
the emergency contacts of persons who hold identification
cards. Information in the database shall be accessible only to
employees of the Office of the Secretary and law enforcement
officers employed by a law enforcement agency.
(b) Any person holding an identification card shall be
afforded the opportunity to provide the Secretary of State, in
a manner and form designated by the Secretary of State, the
name, address, telephone number, and relationship to the holder
of no more than 2 emergency contact persons whom the holder
wishes to be contacted by a law enforcement officer if the
holder is involved in a motor vehicle accident or other
emergency situation and the holder is unable to communicate
with the contact person or persons. A contact person need not
be the holder's next of kin.
(c) The Secretary shall adopt rules to implement this