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 Bill Status of HB4492  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CORRECTIONAL OFFICER-FIREARMS

House Sponsors
Rep. John M. Cabello - Thomas M. Bennett and Daniel Swanson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/24-2
730 ILCS 5/3-2-12 new
730 ILCS 125/26.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes if they meet certain training requirements. Provides that currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers shall carry a photographic identification and a valid annual firearm certificate while carrying their own firearms off-duty. Limited to correctional officers who have custody and control over inmates in an adult correctional facility.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/2/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson

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