99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Peter Breen
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Automated License Plate Recognition System Act. Defines
"automated license plate recognition system" and limits the use of such
systems to use by law enforcement personnel and their agencies for use in
an ongoing investigation. Provides that data collected from use of the
system may only be kept for 30 days after it was obtained unless necessary
for an ongoing investigation. Provides that a violation of the Act is a
Class A misdemeanor.
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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Automated License Plate Recognition System Act.
As used in this Act:
"Automated license plate recognition system" means a
system of one or more mobile or fixed high-speed cameras
combined with computer algorithms to convert images of
registration plates into computer-readable data. "Automated
license plate recognition system" does not include the use of
photo surveillance under the Toll Highway Act.
(a) A law enforcement agency may employ an automated
license plate recognition system subject to the restrictions
under this Act.
(b) The data collected under this Act may only be:
(1) collected by an employee of a law enforcement
agency in the course of his or her official duties; and
(2) used by law enforcement in an ongoing
Information obtained under this Act may be admissible in