Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Englewood Violent Crime Task Force to: (1) study and determine the causes of violent crime in Englewood and nearby affected communities; (2) study and determine the feasibility of deploying the Illinois State Police to Englewood and nearby affected communities and neighborhoods; (3) develop a comprehensive long-term solution to the effect of violent crime in the Englewood and nearby affected communities; (4) recommend a plan of action to substantially reduce the incidents of violent crime in Englewood and nearby affected communities; and (5) draft any necessary legislation and make any necessary recommendations for appropriations to place the plan of action into immediate effect.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the heading. Reinserts the provisions of the resolution. Changes a WHEREAS clause concerning the amount of revenues generated for fiscal year 2013 from the Illinois State Lottery and the purposes for which those revenues were used. Provides that reimbursement for reasonable and necessary expenses of members of the Task Force shall be from the funds appropriated for that purpose from the Illinois State Police rather than the Illinois State Lottery.