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(20 ILCS 2645/) Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database Act.

20 ILCS 2645/1

    (20 ILCS 2645/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database Act.
(Source: P.A. 92-246, eff. 1-1-02.)

20 ILCS 2645/5

    (20 ILCS 2645/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Director" means the Director of the Illinois State Police.
    "Senior citizen" means a person of the age of 60 years or older.
    "Senior citizen victimizer" means a person who has been arrested for committing an offense against a senior citizen.
    "Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database Terminal" means an interactive computerized communication and processing unit that permits direct on-line communication with the Illinois State Police's Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)

20 ILCS 2645/10

    (20 ILCS 2645/10)
    Sec. 10. Duties of the Illinois State Police. The Illinois State Police may:
    (a) Provide a uniform reporting format for the entry of pertinent information regarding the report of an arrested senior citizen victimizer into the Senior Citizen Victimizer Database Terminal;
    (b) Notify all law enforcement agencies that reports of arrested senior citizen victimizers shall be entered into the database as soon as the minimum level of data of information specified by the Illinois State Police is available to the reporting agency, and that no waiting period for the entry of that data exists;
    (c) Compile and maintain a data repository relating to senior citizen victimizers in order to gather information regarding the various modus operandi used to victimize senior citizens, groups that tend to routinely target senior citizens, areas of the State that senior citizen victimizers tend to frequent, and the type of persons senior citizen victimizers routinely target;
    (d) Develop and improve techniques used by law enforcement agencies and prosecutors in the investigation, apprehension, and prosecution of senior citizen victimizers;
    (e) Locate all law enforcement agencies that could, in the opinion of the Director, benefit from access to the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database, and notify them of its existence; and
    (f) Cooperate with all law enforcement agencies wishing to gain access to the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database system, and to facilitate their entry into the system and to their continued maintenance of access to it.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)

20 ILCS 2645/15

    (20 ILCS 2645/15)
    Sec. 15. Duties of local law enforcement agencies. Local law enforcement agencies that are members of the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database system may:
    (a) After arresting any person whom they believe to be a senior citizen victimizer, create or update that person's electronic file within the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database system; and
    (b) Notify the prosecutor of an accused of that accused person's history of perpetrating crimes against senior citizens.
(Source: P.A. 92-246, eff. 1-1-02.)