(20 ILCS 2635/23)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1623)
(A) The provisions of this Act shall be
construed to afford the maximum feasible protection to the individual's
right to privacy and enjoyment of his good name and reputation and shall be
construed to apply to both manual and automated criminal history record
information systems wherever possible.
(B) The provisions of this Act shall be construed to make government
agencies accountable to individuals in the collection, use, and
dissemination of conviction information based upon positive fingerprint
identification relating to them.
(C) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as restricting or prohibiting
the dissemination of criminal history record information to a requesting
criminal justice agency or peace officer or the dissemination of local
criminal history record information maintained by criminal justice agencies on
behalf of units of local government to members of the general public
requesting such information.
(Source: P.A. 85-922.)