Comments: IL SB1304 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department or fire protection district for greater than 180 days unless he or she possesses: (1) Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter Basic Certification or Firefighter II Certification; Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer I and II Certifications; and an associate degree in fire science or a bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college; or (2) a minimum of 10 years' experience as a firefighter at the fire department, or fire protection district, in the jurisdiction making the appointment. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-5)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-06-28 - Sent to the Governor [SB1304 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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