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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
5Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004 is
6amended by changing Section 15-5 as follows:
7    (225 ILCS 447/15-5)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2014)
9    Sec. 15-5. Exemptions; private detective. The provisions
10of this Act relating to the licensure of private detectives do
11not apply to any of the following:
12        (1) An employee of the United States, Illinois, or a
13    political subdivision of either while the employee is
14    engaged in the performance of his or her official duties
15    within the scope of his or her employment. However, any
16    such person who offers his or her services as a private
17    detective or uses a similar title when these services are
18    performed for compensation or other consideration, whether
19    received directly or indirectly, is subject to this Act.
20        (2) A person, firm, or other entity engaged exclusively
21    in tracing and compiling lineage or ancestry who does not
22    hold himself or herself out to be a private detective.
23        (3) A person engaged exclusively in obtaining and



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1    furnishing information as to the financial rating or
2    creditworthiness of persons or a person who provides
3    reports in connection with (i) consumer credit
4    transactions, (ii) information for employment purposes, or
5    (iii) information for the underwriting of consumer
6    insurance.
7        (4) Insurance adjusters employed or under contract as
8    adjusters who engage in no other investigative activities
9    other than those directly connected with adjustment of
10    claims against an insurance company or a self-insured
11    entity by which they are employed or with which they have a
12    contract. No insurance adjuster or company may use the term
13    "investigation" or any derivative thereof, in its name or
14    in its advertising.
15        (5) A person, firm, or other entity engaged in
16    providing computer forensics services so long as the
17    person, firm, or other entity does not hold himself or
18    herself out to be a private detective. For the purposes of
19    this subsection, "computer forensics services" means a
20    branch of forensic science pertaining to the recovery and
21    analysis of electronically stored information.
22(Source: P.A. 93-438, eff. 8-5-03.)
23    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
24becoming law.