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 Bill Status of HB2031  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John M. Cabello

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 2605/2605-98 new
50 ILCS 705/7.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Peace Officer Motor Vehicle Pursuit Act. Provides that a peace officer is authorized to initiate a motor vehicle pursuit when the officer is able to articulate a reason to believe the occupant of a fleeing vehicle: (1) has committed or attempted to commit a forcible felony involving the infliction or threatened infliction of great bodily harm; (2) is attempting to escape by use of a deadly weapon or an object or device that the peace officer reasonably believes to be a deadly weapon; (3) otherwise indicates he or she will endanger human life or inflict great bodily harm unless apprehended immediately; or (4) is or has committed the offense of aggravated fleeing or attempting to elude a peace officer. Provides that a peace officer engaged in a motor vehicle pursuit shall activate both the rotating or flashing lights and the siren of his or her police vehicle. Provides that a peace officer who is driving a police vehicle equipped with a video camera shall ensure the camera is activated at all times while engaged in a pursuit or fleeing and eluding incident. Provides for police officer pursuit training. Preempts home rule. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Illinois Police Training Act to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2020.

DateChamber Action
  2/1/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John M. Cabello
  2/4/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/5/2019HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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