Comments: IL HB0375 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, all probationary officers employed by law enforcement agencies located in counties of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, including probationary part-time officers and university police officers, shall be required to complete Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training as part of initial minimum basic training requirements. All permanent police officers, part-time officers, and university officers must complete at least one Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training program prior to January 1, 2019. Provides that CIT training includes situations involving domestic violence. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board may partner with local mental health organizations and providers in developing and assisting with crisis intervention programming. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in counties of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, $25 of bail moneys retained by the circuit court clerk shall be deposited in the Crisis Intervention Team Training Fund, a special fund in the county treasury, to be used solely for paying for the costs of crisis intervention training for probationary police officers employed by law enforcement agencies located in a county with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 45-4)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-06-27 - Sent to the Governor [HB0375 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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