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 Bill Status of HB5688  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-INVESTIGATOR-PEPPER SPRAY

House Sponsors
Rep. Sandra Hamilton - Tony McCombie and Chris Bos

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/21.6 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that a child protective investigator is authorized to carry and use personal protection spray devices, such as mace, pepper mace, or pepper gas, for self-defense purposes while investigating a report of child abuse or neglect if the child protective investigator has been trained on the proper use of such personal protection spray devices by the Illinois State Police. Requires the Illinois State Police to establish a training program for child protective investigators on the proper use of personal protection spray devices for self-defense purposes. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to provide funding for the training program. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandra Hamilton
  2/15/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/16/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos

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