Comments: IL HB5231 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Law Enforcement Support Program Confidentiality Act. Provides that information, omissions, confessions, or other communication obtained by a participant in a peer support program involving a peer support counselor from a law enforcement officer, public safety employee, peace officer, firefighter, or emergency services personnel shall be considered confidential information and shall not be released to any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a court, administrative agency or tribunal, or public officer or employer, unless: (1) to the extent it appears necessary to prevent the commission of an act that is likely to result in a clear imminent risk of serious physical injury or death of a person or persons; (2) when required by court order; or (3) when, after full disclosure has been provided, the person who made the confession, admission, or other communication has given specific written consent. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a provision permitting the Department of State Police to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a person who has been a patient of a mental health facility within the past 5 years is not applicable to an active law enforcement officer employed by a unit of government, unless the Department receives an affirmative statement by a treating clinical psychologist or physician that the law enforcement officer is a threat to himself or herself, another person, or the public. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-17 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0911 [HB5231 Detail]

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