Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, the Department of Natural Resources Act, the Department of Human Services Act, the Peace Officer Fire Investigation Act, the University of Illinois Act, and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Director of Agriculture, the Director of Natural Resources, the Secretary of Human Services, the State Fire Marshal, the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, and the Secretary of Transportation may issue shields or other distinctive identification to employees not exercising the powers of a peace officer if the shield or identification is needed by the employee to carry out his or her duties. Effective immediately.
Amends the Secretary of State Act. Permits the Secretary of State to issue badges to his or her security guards, wherever located. In the Department of Agriculture Law, changes the description of employees to whom shields may be issued to those performing security or regulatory duties who are not peace officers.
Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Office of the Secretary of State)
HB 2481 (HA #1) has no fiscal impact to the Secretary of State's office.