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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act is
amended by adding Section 20 as follows:
(20 ILCS 3930/20 new)
Trauma, Resiliency and Recovery Task Force.
(a) The General Assembly acknowledges that in 2015 there
were 48,003 murders, criminal sexual assaults, robberies and
aggravated assaults and batteries reported to police in
(1) Traumatic events are those that cause significant
distress or harm, whether physical, emotional, or
psychological, for individuals. These experiences can have
a severe impact on well-being by impairing people's daily
functioning and emotional health, contributing to higher
rates of hospitalization, suicide attempts, substance
abuse, incarceration, and emotional responses, such as
(2) There are communities in Illinois that experience
high rates of violent crime, and their members often bear
the costs of unaddressed trauma.
(3) A trauma-informed approach acknowledges the