(20 ILCS 2635/20) (from Ch. 38, par. 1620)
    Sec. 20. State Liability and Indemnification of Units of Local Government. (A) The State of Illinois shall guarantee the accuracy and completeness of conviction information disseminated by the Department that is based upon fingerprint identification. The State of Illinois shall not be liable for the accuracy and completeness of any information disseminated upon identifying information other than fingerprints.
    (B) The State of Illinois shall indemnify a clerk of the circuit court, a criminal justice agency, and their employees and officials from, and against, all damage claims brought by others due to dissemination by the Department of inaccurate or incomplete conviction information based upon positive fingerprint identification, provided that the conviction information in question was initially reported to the Department accurately and in the timely manner mandated by Section 2.1 of "An Act in relation to criminal identification and investigation", approved July 2, 1931, as amended.
(Source: P.A. 85-922.)