IL HB6135 | 2015-2016 | 99th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 11 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-09 - Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigation Act. Provides that allegations of sexual assault of an officer while performing his or her duties shall immediately be reported to the police officer's supervisory or command personnel and an independent law enforcement agency. Provides that the independent law enforcement agency shall conduct a formal investigation of the allegations and provide written findings and recommendations to the State's Attorney and police officer's supervisory or command personnel which may be the basis for filing charges seeking the police officer's removal, discharge, or suspension. Limits home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall adopt written protocols and guidelines for the investigation of law enforcement officers accused of sexual assault.

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2017-01-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
2017-01-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-01-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-01-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2016-04-22HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2016-04-15HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-15HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-07HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2016-04-06HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 011-001-000
2016-03-23HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2016-02-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2016-02-11HouseFirst Reading
2016-02-11HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Litesa E. Wallace

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
507057.7New CodeSee Bill Text

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