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 Bill Status of HB2635  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS-FIREARMS

House Sponsors
Rep. Steven Reick, Charles Meier, Mark Luft, Adam Niemerg, Chris Miller and Dave Severin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 705/2from Ch. 85, par. 502
720 ILCS 5/24-2
730 ILCS 5/3-2-13 new
730 ILCS 125/26.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed weapon. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers 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 State correctional officers and county correctional 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. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Steven Reick
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Police & Fire Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Luft
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Niemerg
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Steven Reick
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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