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(725 ILCS 5/108A-11)
(from Ch. 38, par. 108A-11)
Reports concerning use of eavesdropping devices.
(a) In January of each year the State's Attorney of each county in which
eavesdropping devices were used pursuant to the provisions of this
Article shall report to the Illinois State Police the
following with respect to each application for an order authorizing the
use of an eavesdropping device, or an extension thereof, made during the
preceding calendar year:
(1) the fact that such an order, extension, or
subsequent approval of an emergency was applied for;
(2) the kind of order or extension applied for;
(3) a statement as to whether the order or extension
was granted as applied for was modified, or was denied;
(4) the period authorized by the order or extensions
in which an eavesdropping device could be used;
(5) the felony specified in the order extension or
(6) the identity of the applying investigative or law
enforcement officer and agency making the application and the State's Attorney authorizing the application; and
(7) the nature of the facilities from which or the
place where the eavesdropping device was to be used.
(b) Such report shall also include the following:
(1) a general description of the uses of
eavesdropping devices actually made under such order to overheard or record conversations, including: (a) the approximate nature and frequency of incriminating conversations overheard, (b) the approximate nature and frequency of other conversations overheard, (c) the approximate number of persons whose conversations were overheard, and (d) the approximate nature, amount, and cost of the manpower and other resources used pursuant to the authorization to use an eavesdropping device;
(2) the number of arrests resulting from authorized
uses of eavesdropping devices and the offenses for which arrests were made;
(3) the number of trials resulting from such uses of
(4) the number of motions to suppress made with
respect to such uses, and the number granted or denied; and
(5) the number of convictions resulting from such
uses and the offenses for which the convictions were obtained and a general assessment of the importance of the convictions.
(c) In April of each year, the Illinois State Police
shall transmit to the General Assembly
a report including information on the number of
applications for orders authorizing the use of eavesdropping
devices, the number of orders and extensions granted or denied
during the preceding calendar year, and the convictions arising
out of such uses.
The requirement for reporting to the General Assembly shall be satisfied
by filing copies of the report as required by Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization Act, and
filing such additional copies with the State Government Report Distribution
Center for the General Assembly as is required under paragraph (t) of
Section 7 of the State Library Act.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)