(20 ILCS 2605/2605-300) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a in part)
    Sec. 2605-300. Records; crime laboratories; personnel. To do the following:
        (1) Be a central repository and custodian of criminal
    
statistics for the State.
        (2) Be a central repository for criminal history
    
record information.
        (3) Procure and file for record information that is
    
necessary and helpful to plan programs of crime prevention, law enforcement, and criminal justice.
        (4) Procure and file for record copies of
    
fingerprints that may be required by law.
        (5) Establish general and field crime laboratories.
        (6) Register and file for record information that may
    
be required by law for the issuance of firearm owner's identification cards under the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and concealed carry licenses under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act.
        (7) Employ laboratory technicians and other specially
    
qualified persons to aid in the identification of criminal activity, and may employ polygraph operators.
        (8) Undertake other identification, information,
    
laboratory, statistical, or registration activities that may be required by law.
(Source: P.A. 98-63, eff. 7-9-13; 99-801, eff. 1-1-17.)