|Public Act 095-0232
||LRB095 04125 RAS 24163 b
AN ACT concerning education.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The School Code is amended by adding Sections
10-20.40 and 34-18.34 as follows:
(105 ILCS 5/10-20.40 new)
Student biometric information.
(a) For the purposes of this Section, "biometric
information" means any information that is collected through an
identification process for individuals based on their unique
behavioral or physiological characteristics, including
fingerprint, hand geometry, voice, or facial recognition or
iris or retinal scans.
(b) School districts that collect biometric information
from students shall adopt policies that require, at a minimum,
all of the following:
(1) Written permission from the individual who has
legal custody of the student, as defined in Section
10-20.12b of this Code, or from the student if he or she
has reached the age of 18.
(2) The discontinuation of use of a student's biometric
information under either of the following conditions:
(A) upon the student's graduation or withdrawal