IL HB2788 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 18 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Citizen Safety Act. Defines terms as used in the Act. Provides guidelines for law enforcement use of force and deadly force. Determines when the use of force is prohibited and what actions are prohibited in response to protests and large gatherings. Requires officers to report use of force incidents. Requires officers to intervene if another officer engages in the unlawful use of force. Requires the intervening officer to report the unlawful force. Provides guidelines for the use of military equipment and SWAT team activation and deployment. Provides that law enforcement agencies shall implement policies to comply with the Act. Limits home rule powers.

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2021-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2021-03-09HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2021-02-19HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-02-19HouseFirst Reading
2021-02-18HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner

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