(720 ILCS 5/29B-0.5)
    Sec. 29B-0.5. Definitions. In this Article:
    "Conduct" or "conducts" includes, in addition to its ordinary meaning, initiating, concluding, or participating in initiating or concluding a transaction.
    "Criminally derived property" means: (1) any property, real or personal, constituting or derived from proceeds obtained, directly or indirectly, from activity that constitutes a felony under State, federal, or foreign law; or (2) any property represented to be property constituting or derived from proceeds obtained, directly or indirectly, from activity that constitutes a felony under State, federal, or foreign law.
    "Department" means the Department of State Police of this State or its successor agency.
    "Director" means the Director of State Police or his or her designated agents.
    "Financial institution" means any bank; savings and loan association; trust company; agency or branch of a foreign bank in the United States; currency exchange; credit union; mortgage banking institution; pawnbroker; loan or finance company; operator of a credit card system; issuer, redeemer, or cashier of travelers checks, checks, or money orders; dealer in precious metals, stones, or jewels; broker or dealer in securities or commodities; investment banker; or investment company.
    "Financial transaction" means a purchase, sale, loan, pledge, gift, transfer, delivery, or other disposition utilizing criminally derived property, and with respect to financial institutions, includes a deposit, withdrawal, transfer between accounts, exchange of currency, loan, extension of credit, purchase or sale of any stock, bond, certificate of deposit or other monetary instrument, use of safe deposit box, or any other payment, transfer or delivery by, through, or to a financial institution. "Financial transaction" also means a transaction which without regard to whether the funds, monetary instruments, or real or personal property involved in the transaction are criminally derived, any transaction which in any way or degree: (1) involves the movement of funds by wire or any other means; (2) involves one or more monetary instruments; or (3) the transfer of title to any real or personal property. The receipt by an attorney of bona fide fees for the purpose of legal representation is not a financial transaction for purposes of this Article.
    "Form 4-64" means the Illinois State Police Notice/Inventory of Seized Property (Form 4-64).
    "Knowing that the property involved in a financial transaction represents the proceeds of some form of unlawful activity" means that the person knew the property involved in the transaction represented proceeds from some form, though not necessarily which form, of activity that constitutes a felony under State, federal, or foreign law.
    "Monetary instrument" means United States coins and currency; coins and currency of a foreign country; travelers checks; personal checks, bank checks, and money orders; investment securities; bearer negotiable instruments; bearer investment securities; or bearer securities and certificates of stock in a form that title passes upon delivery.
    "Specified criminal activity" means any violation of Section 29D-15.1 and any violation of Article 29D of this Code.
    "Transaction reporting requirement under State law" means any violation as defined under the Currency Reporting Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-699, eff. 8-3-18; 100-1163, eff. 12-20-18.)