Sen. Steve McClure

Filed: 2/22/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1486 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Children and Family Services Act is
5amended by adding Section 21.6 as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 505/21.6 new)
7    Sec. 21.6. Child protective investigators; personal
8protection spray devices. A child protective investigator is
9authorized to carry and use personal protection spray devices,
10such as mace, pepper mace, or pepper gas, for self-defense
11purposes while investigating a report of child abuse or
12neglect if the child protective investigator has been trained
13on the proper use of such personal protection spray devices by
14the Illinois State Police. The Illinois State Police shall
15establish a training program for child protective
16investigators on the proper use of personal protection spray



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1devices for self-defense purposes. The Department shall
2provide funding for the training program.
3    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
4becoming law.".