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605 ILCS 140/5) (Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023) Sec. 5.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(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2023)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
License plate reader installation in Cook County Expressways
Types of Assistance
Non-competitive
Uses and Restrictions
License plate reader installation in Cook County Expressways, maintenance and communications equipment.
Eligibility Requirements
Program limited to Illinois State Police
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
Program limited to Illinois State Police. Funds eligible for advanced payment.
Assistance Consideration
Program limited to Illinois State Police
Post Assistance Requirements
BoBS 2832 for quarterly reports
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=4000&ChapterID=45
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