(225 ILCS 458/5-22)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
Criminal history records check.
(a) Each applicant for licensure by examination or restoration shall have his or her fingerprints submitted to the Department of State Police in an electronic format that complies with the form and manner for requesting and furnishing criminal history record information as prescribed by the Department of State Police. These fingerprints shall be checked against the Department of State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history record databases now and hereafter filed. The Department of State Police shall charge applicants a fee for conducting the criminal history records check, which shall be deposited into the State Police Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the records check. The Department of State Police shall
furnish, pursuant to positive identification, records of Illinois convictions to the Department. The Department may require applicants to pay a separate fingerprinting fee, either to the Department or to a vendor. The Department may adopt any rules necessary to implement this Section.
(b) The Secretary may designate a multi-state licensing system to perform the functions described in subsection (a). The Department may require applicants to pay a separate fingerprinting fee, either to the Department or to the multi-state licensing system. The Department may adopt any rules necessary to implement this subsection.
(Source: P.A. 100-604, eff. 7-13-18.)