Bill Text: IL SB1915 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Division of Operations shall enforce all laws regulating the production, sale, prescribing, manufacturing, administering, transporting, having in possession, dispensing, delivering, distributing, or use of methamphetamine. Provides that the Division of Administration (rather than the Division of Forensic Services) shall exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested by law in the Department of State Police by the Criminal Identification Act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-16 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0378 [SB1915 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB1915-Chaptered.html



Public Act 101-0378
SB1915 EnrolledLRB101 08079 SLF 53142 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 Department of State Police Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing Sections
2605-25, 2605-40, and 2605-45 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2605/2605-25) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a-1)
Sec. 2605-25. Department divisions.
(a) The Department is divided into the Illinois State
Police Academy, the Office of the Statewide 9-1-1
Administrator, and 4 divisions: the Division of Operations, the
Division of Forensic Services, the Division of Justice Services
Administration, and the Division of Internal Investigation.
(b) The Office of the Director shall:
(1) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
the Department by the Governor's Office of Management and
Budget Act.
(2) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
the Department by the Personnel Code.
(3) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
the Department by "An Act relating to internal auditing in
State government", approved August 11, 1967 (repealed; now
the Fiscal Control and Internal Auditing Act).
(Source: P.A. 98-634, eff. 6-6-14; 99-6, eff. 6-29-15.)
(20 ILCS 2605/2605-40) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a-4)
Sec. 2605-40. Division of Forensic Services. The Division
of Forensic Services shall exercise the following functions:
(1) (Blank). Exercise the rights, powers, and duties
vested by law in the Department by the Criminal
Identification Act.
(2) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested by
law in the Department by Section 2605-300 of this Law.
(3) Provide assistance to local law enforcement
agencies through training, management, and consultant
services.
(4) (Blank).
(5) Exercise other duties that may be assigned by the
Director in order to fulfill the responsibilities and
achieve the purposes of the Department.
(6) Establish and operate a forensic science
laboratory system, including a forensic toxicological
laboratory service, for the purpose of testing specimens
submitted by coroners and other law enforcement officers in
their efforts to determine whether alcohol, drugs, or
poisonous or other toxic substances have been involved in
deaths, accidents, or illness. Forensic toxicological
laboratories shall be established in Springfield, Chicago,
and elsewhere in the State as needed.
(6.5) Establish administrative rules in order to set
forth standardized requirements for the disclosure of
toxicology results and other relevant documents related to
a toxicological analysis. These administrative rules are
to be adopted to produce uniform and sufficient information
to allow a proper, well-informed determination of the
admissibility of toxicology evidence and to ensure that
this evidence is presented competently. These
administrative rules are designed to provide a minimum
standard for compliance of toxicology evidence and is not
intended to limit the production and discovery of material
information. These administrative rules shall be submitted
by the Department of State Police into the rulemaking
process under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act on
or before June 30, 2017.
(7) Subject to specific appropriations made for these
purposes, establish and coordinate a system for providing
accurate and expedited forensic science and other
investigative and laboratory services to local law
enforcement agencies and local State's Attorneys in aid of
the investigation and trial of capital cases.
(Source: P.A. 99-801, eff. 1-1-17.)
(20 ILCS 2605/2605-45) (was 20 ILCS 2605/55a-5)
Sec. 2605-45. Division of Justice Services.
Administration. The Division of Justice Services
Administration shall exercise the following functions:
(1) (Blank). Exercise the rights, powers, and duties
vested in the Department by the Governor's Office of
Management and Budget Act.
(2) Pursue research and the publication of studies
pertaining to local law enforcement activities.
(3) (Blank). Exercise the rights, powers, and duties
vested in the Department by the Personnel Code.
(4) Operate an electronic data processing and computer
center for the storage and retrieval of data pertaining to
criminal activity.
(5) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
the former Division of State Troopers by Section 17 of the
State Police Act.
(6) (Blank). Exercise the rights, powers, and duties
vested in the Department by "An Act relating to internal
auditing in State government", approved August 11, 1967
(repealed; now the Fiscal Control and Internal Auditing
Act, 30 ILCS 10/).
(6.5) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in
the Department by the Firearm Owners Identification Card
Act.
(7) Exercise other duties that may be assigned by the
Director to fulfill the responsibilities and achieve the
purposes of the Department.
(8) Exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested by
law in the Department by the Criminal Identification Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)
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