|Public Act 094-0761
||LRB094 16587 RLC 53903 b
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
changing Section 5-4-3a as follows:
(730 ILCS 5/5-4-3a)
DNA testing backlog accountability.
or before February 1, 2005 and on
1 of each year
, the Department of State
Police shall report to the Governor and both houses of the
General Assembly the following information:
(1) the extent of the backlog of cases awaiting testing
or awaiting DNA analysis by that Department, including but
not limited to those tests conducted under Section 5-4-3,
of the previous
the backlog being defined as all cases awaiting forensic
testing whether in the physical custody of the State Police
or in the physical custody of local law enforcement,
provided that the State Police have written notice of any
evidence in the physical custody of local law enforcement
prior to June 1 of that year
(2) what measures have been and are being taken to
reduce that backlog and the estimated costs or expenditures
in doing so.
(b) The information reported under this Section shall be
made available to the public, at the time it is reported, on
the official web site of the Department of State Police.
(Source: P.A. 93-785, eff. 7-21-04.)
This Act takes effect upon