Tamara Clayton Expressway Camera Act (COVID Funded)
CSFA Number: 494-00-2526
Agency Name
Department Of Transportation (494)
Agency Contact
Michael E. Vanderhoof
(217) 782-8080
michael.vanderhoof@illinois.gov
Short Description
605 ILCS 140/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023)
Sec. 5. Camera program.
(a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
(b) Images from the cameras may be used by any municipal police department, county sheriff's office, State Police officer, or other law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the expressway in Cook County in the investigation of any offense involving the use of a firearm and to detect expressway hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce petty offenses.
(c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation shall be taken from the Road Fund.
Subject Area
Government Services
Program Function
Law, Justice, and Legal Services
Enabling Legislation
605 ILCS 140/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023)
Sec. 5. Camera program.
(a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
(b) Images from the cameras may be used by any municipal police department, county sheriff's office, State Police officer, or other law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the expressway in Cook County in the investigation of any offense involving the use of a firearm and to detect expressway hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce petty offenses.
(c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation shall be taken from the Road Fund.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Z972 Fund Highway Infrastructure - COVID Supplemental - 23 U.S.C. 133(b) activities in urbanized areas with a population over 200,000.
Objectives and Goals
605 ILCS 140/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023)
Sec. 5. Camera program.
(a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
(b) Images from the cameras may be used by any municipal police department, county sheriff's office, State Police officer, or other law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the expressway in Cook County in the investigation of any offense involving the use of a firearm and to detect expressway hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce petty offenses.
(c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation shall be taken from the Road Fund.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall conduct a program to increase the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
Eligibility Requirements
Limited to Illinois State Police
Eligible Applicants
Other;
Application and Award Processing
Limited to Illinois State Police
Assistance Consideration
N/A
Post Assistance Requirements
N/A
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
605 ILCS 140/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023)
Sec. 5. Camera program.
(a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
(b) Images from the cameras may be used by any municipal police department, county sheriff's office, State Police officer, or other law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the expressway in Cook County in the investigation of any offense involving the use of a firearm and to detect expressway hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce petty offenses.
(c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation shall be taken from the Road Fund.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Z972 Fund Highway Infrastructure - COVID Supplemental - 23 U.S.C. 133(b) activities in urbanized areas with a population over 200,000
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2021 : $12,500,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
21-2526-25315-A1Illinois State Police02/01/202106/30/202312,500,000