Bill Status of HB4662 100th General Assembly
Short Description: COOK CORRECTIONS-PROB-FIREARMS
Rep. Margo McDermed
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Probation and Probation Officers Act, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently-employed and qualified-retired county correctional officers and county probation officers in a county of 3,000,000 or more inhabitants 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 county correctional officers and county probation 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 and probation officers for adult probationers.