Bill Text: IL HB4647 | 2009-2010 | 96th General Assembly | Engrossed

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Bill Title: Amends the Anti-Crime Advisory Council Act to provide that the Council shall additionally advise and assist with the CPS Violence Prevention Hotline. Amends the School Code. Provides that in consultation with the Anti-Crime Advisory Council and the Chicago Police Department, the Chicago Board of Education must establish a hotline for the purpose of receiving anonymous phone calls for information that may prevent violence. Requires that calls that are placed to the hotline must be answered by the Chicago Police Department. Requires that each call placed to the hotline must be recorded and investigated by the Chicago Police Department. Provides that the hotline shall be known as the "CPS Violence Prevention Hotline" and its number and anonymous nature must be posted in all Chicago Public Schools.

Status: (Passed) 2010-08-09 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1425 [HB4647 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2009-HB4647-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning education.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Anti-Crime Advisory Council Act is amended
5 by changing Section 5 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 3910/5) (from Ch. 38, par. 1305)
7 Sec. 5. Duties. The Council shall have the following powers
8 and duties:
9 (a) to advise and assist in the creation of local
10 anti-crime programs, such as Crime Stoppers, CPS Violence
11 Prevention Hotline, We-Tip and similar programs designed to
12 solve crimes;
13 (b) to foster the detection of crime and encourage persons
14 through the program and otherwise to come forward with
15 information about criminal activity;
16 (c) to encourage the news media to promote local anti-crime
17 programs and to inform the public of the functions of the
18 Council;
19 (d) to assist local anti-crime programs in channeling
20 information reported to those programs concerning criminal
21 activity to the appropriate law enforcement agencies;
22 (e) to assist local anti-crime programs in promoting the
23 private funding of local anti-crime programs; and

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1 (f) to assist drug alert programs such as D.A.R.E. and
2 other drug alert programs or drug task forces composed of or
3 created by State or local law enforcement agencies.
4 (Source: P.A. 90-775, eff. 1-1-99.)
5 Section 10. The School Code is amended by adding Section
6 34-21.8 as follows:
7 (105 ILCS 5/34-21.8 new)
8 Sec. 34-21.8. Chicago public schools violence prevention
9 hotline.
10 (a) In consultation with the Anti-Crime Advisory Council
11 and the Chicago Police Department, the Board must establish a
12 hotline for the purpose of receiving anonymous phone calls for
13 information that may prevent violence.
14 (b) Calls that are placed to the hotline must be answered
15 by the Chicago Police Department.
16 (c) Each call placed to the hotline must be recorded and
17 investigated by the Chicago Police Department.
18 (d) The hotline shall be known as the "CPS Violence
19 Prevention Hotline" and its number and anonymous nature must be
20 posted in all Chicago Public Schools.
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