Bill Status of HB5727 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: SHERIFF QUALIFICATIONS
Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Sheriff Division of the Counties Code. Provides that a person is not eligible to be elected or appointed to the office of sheriff unless the person has a certificate attesting to his or her successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course or the county corrections training (rather than only the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course) as prescribed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board or substantially similar training programs of another state or the federal government. Specifies that the training requirement does not apply to a sheriff serving on the effective date of the amendatory Act.