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 Bill Status of SB2918  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FUND THE POLICE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose, Donald P. DeWitte and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Fund the Police Act. Creates the Fund the Police Grant Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that from appropriations to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board from the Fund, the Board must make grants to units of local government and Illinois public universities for the purpose of: (1) hiring law enforcement officers; (2) providing mental health care for law enforcement officers; (3) providing for hiring, retention incentives, and overtime payments for law enforcement officers; (4) purchasing public safety equipment designed to prevent gang violence, motor vehicle theft, vehicular hijacking, or the sale of contraband; and (5) training for law enforcement officers in preventing gang violence, motor vehicle theft, vehicular hijacking, or the sale of contraband. Provides that moneys in the Fund the Police Grant Fund may not be appropriated, assigned, or transferred to another State fund. Provides that, as soon as practical after the effective date of the Act, the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer the sum of $100,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Fund the Police Grant Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to make conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  10/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  10/13/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  10/13/2021SenateFirst Reading
  10/13/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

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