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 1                    AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 3911

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend House Bill 3911  by  replacing
 3    the title with the following:
 4        "AN  ACT  to  amend  the  Illinois Vehicle Code by adding
 5    Section 11-212."; and

 6    by replacing everything after the enacting  clause  with  the
 7    following

 8        "Section  5.  The  Illinois  Vehicle  Code  is amended by
 9    adding Section 11-212 as follows:

10        (625 ILCS 5/11-212 new)
11        Sec. 11-212.  Traffic stop statistical study.
12        (a)  From June 1, 2000 until 4 years after the  effective
13    date  of  this  amendatory  Act of the 91st General Assembly,
14    whenever a State law enforcement  officer  issues  a  uniform
15    traffic citation or warning citation for an alleged violation
16    of  the  Illinois Vehicle Code, he or she shall record on the
17    face of the citation in addition  to  other  information  the
18    following:
19             (1)  the race of the motorist; and
20             (2)  whether  there  was  a  search  of the vehicle,
21        vehicle driver, or  passenger  resulting  in  no  further
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 1        legal action.
 2        (b)  From  June 8, 2001 until 3 years after the effective
 3    date of this amendatory Act of the 91st General Assembly, the
 4    Director of the State Police shall ensure that the clerks  of
 5    the circuit courts within each respective judicial circuit in
 6    which  a  citation  or  warning  citation  is issued, receive
 7    copies of the same. Thereafter, each  clerk  of  the  circuit
 8    court shall compile the traffic stop data.
 9        (c)  Upon  compiling  the  data  in  subsection (b), each
10    clerk of the circuit court shall  forward  the  data  to  the
11    Secretary of the State on forms prescribed by the Secretary.
12        (d)  Upon receiving the data specified in subsection (c),
13    the  Secretary  of  State  shall,  by February 8 of each year
14    until 3 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act
15    of the 91st General Assembly, compile and study  the  traffic
16    stop  data  to  determine  whether  there  is  a  pattern  of
17    discrimination  throughout  the  State  in the enforcement of
18    this Code  and  send  the  findings,  in  a  report,  to  the
19    Governor,  the  President  of  the Senate, the Speaker of the
20    House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the  Senate,
21    and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.
22        (e)  The   report   shall  not  contain  any  information
23    regarding the identity of any individual who has been stopped
24    or of any law enforcement officer.

25        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
26    becoming law.".

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