Bill Status of HB3243 100th General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE TRAINING-PHOTO/VIDEO EV
Rep. Christine Winger
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall adopt language to warn bystanders of the rights of law enforcement when photographs or video are taken at a crime or accident scene. Provides that the language adopted shall state that first responders present are authorized to inform a person present at a crime or accident scene that any photograph or video taken at the scene are liable to be used and preserved for evidentiary purposes, and may be preserved by law enforcement and may not be deleted. Provides that adopted language shall state that law enforcement has the right to see the photographic or video evidence at the scene and may temporarily take custody of the device to preserve the photograph or video taken that is pertinent to the accident or crime scene. Provides that the Board shall distribute the model language created to law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and emergency medical services agencies of this State. Effective immediately.