(805 ILCS 410/2) (from Ch. 116, par. 60)
    Sec. 2. Unless express provision is made by law for the period during which they must be preserved or for the condition upon which they may be destroyed, business records which persons by the laws of this state are required to keep or preserve may be destroyed after the expiration of three years from the making of such records without constituting an offense under such laws. This section does not apply to minute books of corporations nor to records of sales or other transactions involving weapons, explosives, poisons or other dangerous articles or substances capable of use in the commission of crimes.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 123.)