92nd General Assembly
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   625 ILCS 5/11-212 new                                                       

        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.  Provides for a 4-year  traffic      
   stop  statistical  study  requiring  State law enforcement officers to      
   record on the face of a uniform traffic citation or  warning  citation      
   the  race  of  the  motorist  and  whether  there  was a search of the      
   vehicle, vehicle driver, or passenger resulting in  no  further  legal      
   action.   Requires  the  Director  of  State  Police  to  compile data      
   obtained from the traffic citation as to the race of the motorist  and      
   searches of vehicles, vehicle drivers, and passengers that resulted in      
   no  further  legal  action  and  forward that data to the Secretary of      
   State.  Requires  the  Secretary  of  State  to  study  that  data  to      
   determine if there is a pattern of discrimination throughout the State      
   regarding  traffic  stops  and  to  report to the Governor and General      
   Assembly, without identifying individuals stopped or  law  enforcement      
   officers.  Effective immediately.                                           
   FEB-20-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-20-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   FEB-28-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-07-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-21-2001  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SHAW                  
   MAR-21-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-21-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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