ILLINOIS REGISTER 8903
DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULES
"Article 14" means Article 14 of the Criminal Code [720 ILCS 5/Art. 14]
"Code" or "Criminal Code" means the Criminal Code of 1961 [720 ILCS 5].
"Inside a bait car" means inside of the vehicle.
"Inventoried" means retained under the policies and procedures of the
investigating law enforcement agency conducting the interception or recording;
or, if no policy or procedure exists, the policies and procedures establishes by the
office of the sheriff of the county in which the interception or recording occurred.
SUBPART B: OPERATIONS
Section 1297.30 Interception and Recording Standards
a) Any and all recordings made pursuant to this Section shall be protected from
editing or other alteration. The first recording from each device used shall be
designated as the "original" for inventory and reporting purposes.
b) Any and all original recordings shall be inventoried in accordance with the
guidelines of the appropriate law enforcement agency.
Section 1297.40 Specifications for Equipment
a) Based on the operating specifications of the recording equipment, all recorded
conversations will be saved to virgin blank media and protected from future
additions, editing or alterations.
b) The materials and equipment used for recording conversations pursuant to Section
14-3(n) of the Code shall be of a type and quality sufficient to satisfy the
requirements of Article 14 and ensure adequate collection and preservation of
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