Bill Text: IL HB2847 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purposes of the Act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB2847 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB2847-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB2847

Introduced , by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
50 ILCS 705/1 from Ch. 85, par. 501

Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purposes of the Act.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning local government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Police Training Act is amended by
5changing Section 1 as follows:
6 (50 ILCS 705/1) (from Ch. 85, par. 501)
7 Sec. 1. It is hereby declared as a matter of legislative
8determination that that in order to promote and protect citizen
9health, safety and welfare, it is necessary and in the public
10interest to provide for the creation of the Illinois Law
11Enforcement Training Standards Board for the purpose of
12encouraging and aiding municipalities, counties, park
13districts, State controlled universities, colleges, and public
14community colleges, and other local governmental agencies of
15this State and participating State agencies in their efforts to
16raise the level of law enforcement by upgrading and maintaining
17a high level of training and standards for law enforcement
18executives and officers, county corrections officers,
19sheriffs, and law enforcement support personnel under this Act.
20It is declared to be the responsibility of the board to ensure
21the required participation of the pertinent local governmental
22units in the programs established under this Act, to encourage
23the voluntary participation of other local governmental units

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1and participating State agencies, to set standards, develop and
2provide quality training and education, and to aid in the
3establishment of adequate training facilities.
4(Source: P.A. 99-408, eff. 1-1-16.)
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