(50 ILCS 750/10.1)
(from Ch. 134, par. 40.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2020)
(a) 9-1-1 information consisting of names, addresses and
telephone numbers of telephone customers whose listings are not published
in directories or listed in Directory Assistance Offices is confidential.
Except as provided in subsection (b), information shall be provided on a
call-by-call basis only for the purpose
of responding to emergency calls. For the purposes of this subsection (a),
"emergency" means a
situation in which property or human life is in jeopardy and the prompt
notification of the public safety agency is essential.
(b) 9-1-1 information, including information described in subsection (a),
may be used by a public safety agency for the purpose of placing out-going
(c) Nothing in this Section prohibits a municipality with a population
more than 500,000 from using 9-1-1 information, including information described
in subsection (a), for the purpose of responding to calls made to a
non-emergency telephone system that is under the supervision and control of a
public safety agency and that shares all or some facilities with an emergency
(d) Any public safety agency that uses 9-1-1 information for the purposes of
subsection (b) must establish methods and procedures that ensure the
confidentiality of information as required by subsection (a).
(e) Divulging confidential information in violation of this Section is a
Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 100-20, eff. 7-1-17.)