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Full Text of SB1407  99th General Assembly


Sen. Don Harmon

Filed: 3/18/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1407 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
5Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004 is
6amended by changing Section 10-5 as follows:
7    (225 ILCS 447/10-5)
8    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
9    Sec. 10-5. Requirement of license.
10    (a) It is unlawful for a person to act as or provide the
11the functions of a private detective, private security
12contractor, private alarm contractor, fingerprint vendor, or
13locksmith or to advertise or to assume to act as any one of
14these, or to use these or any other title implying that the
15person is engaged in any of these activities unless licensed as
16such by the Department. An individual or sole proprietor who



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1does not employ any employees other than himself or herself may
2operate under a "doing business as" or assumed name
3certification without having to obtain an agency license, so
4long as the assumed name is first registered with the
6    (b) It is unlawful for a person, firm, corporation, or
7other legal entity to act as an agency licensed under this Act,
8to advertise, or to assume to act as a licensed agency or to
9use a title implying that the person, firm, or other entity is
10engaged in the practice as a private detective agency, private
11security contractor agency, private alarm contractor agency,
12fingerprint vendor agency, or locksmith agency unless licensed
13by the Department.
14    (c) No agency shall operate a branch office without first
15applying for and receiving a branch office license for each
17    (d) Beginning 12 months after the adoption of rules
18providing for the licensure of fingerprint vendors under this
19Act, it is unlawful for a person to operate live scan
20fingerprint equipment or other equipment designed to obtain
21fingerprint images for the purpose of providing fingerprint
22images and associated demographic data to the Department of
23State Police, unless he or she has successfully completed a
24fingerprint training course conducted or authorized by the
25Department of State Police and is licensed as a fingerprint



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1    (e) Beginning 12 months after the adoption of rules
2providing for the licensure of canine handlers and canine
3trainers under this Act, no person shall operate a canine
4training facility unless licensed as a private detective agency
5or private security contractor agency under this Act, and no
6person shall act as a canine trainer unless he or she is
7licensed as a private detective or private security contractor
8or is a registered employee of a private detective agency or
9private security contractor agency approved by the Department.
10(Source: P.A. 95-613, eff. 9-11-07.)".