(20 ILCS 2640/20)
Interstate compact on gang information.
The Governor of this State is authorized to
enter into a compact on behalf of this State with any of the states of the
legally joining that compact in a form substantially as follows:
This compact is entered into by the contracting States, signatories to this
with the consent of the Congress of the United States of America, granted by
"An Act granting the consent of Congress to any two or more states to enter
into agreements or compacts for cooperative effort and mutual assistance in
the prevention of crime and for other purposes".
The contracting States agree as follows:
(1) The duly constituted judicial and administrative
authorities of a state that is a party to this compact may share information compiled by that state with another state that is a party to this compact concerning the names, addresses, arrest records, and conviction information of organized gang members and information concerning the activities of organized gangs.
(2) A state that is a party to this compact may
establish an interactive computerized communication and processing unit that permits direct on-line communication with a computer network of another state that is a party to this compact and contains the information described in paragraph (1).
(3) The Governor of each state may designate an
officer who, acting jointly with like officers of other contracting states, may promulgate rules and regulations deemed necessary to carry out more effectively the terms of this compact.
(4) This compact shall become operative immediately
upon its ratification by any state as between it and any other state or states so ratifying. When ratified it shall have the full force and effect of law within that state. The form of ratification shall be in accordance with the laws of the ratifying state.
(5) This compact shall continue in force and remain
binding upon each ratifying State until renounced by it. Renunciation of this compact shall be by the same authority that ratified it by giving a 6-month notice in writing to the other contracting states of its intention to withdraw from the compact.
(Source: P.A. 88-548, eff. 1-1-95.)