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Public Act 096-1236





Public Act 096-1236
HB5194 EnrolledLRB096 17146 RLC 32476 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The State Police Radio Act is amended by adding
Section 12 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2615/12 new)
    Sec. 12. Use of public safety radio system by unauthorized
    (a) Radio access to the public safety radio system within
the State may only be accomplished upon receipt of written
authorization granted by the appropriately licensed authority.
No person shall gain access to, or the ability to transmit on,
a public safety radio system (i) by changing, or causing to be
changed, the hardware, firmware, or software of a radio unit
causing it to duplicate the identity of a radio unit operating
on the system with proper authority or (ii) by cloning.
    (b) Unauthorized access to the State's radio system in
violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/23/2010