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Full Text of HB5194  96th General Assembly




HB5194 Engrossed LRB096 17146 RLC 32476 b

1     AN ACT concerning State government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The State Police Radio Act is amended by adding
5 Section 12 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 2615/12 new)
7     Sec. 12. Use of public safety radio system by unauthorized
8 radios.
9     (a) Radio access to the public safety radio system within
10 the State may only be accomplished upon receipt of written
11 authorization granted by the appropriately licensed authority.
12 No person shall gain access to, or the ability to transmit on,
13 a public safety radio system (i) by changing, or causing to be
14 changed, the hardware, firmware, or software of a radio unit
15 causing it to duplicate the identity of a radio unit operating
16 on the system with proper authority or (ii) by cloning.
17     (b) Unauthorized access to the State's radio system in
18 violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor.
19     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20 becoming law.