Bill Status of HB4047 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE WAIVERS/PROJECTILES
Rep. John M. Cabello - Patrick Windhorst, Dennis Tipsword, Jr., Tony M. McCombie and Kevin Schmidt
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that a training waiver from the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement or County Correctional Training Course due to extensive prior law enforcement or county corrections experience shall be given whether or not the experience was obtained by employment by this State or any local governmental agency. Provides that, within 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall adopt uniform rules providing for a training waiver process for a person previously employed and qualified as a law enforcement or county corrections officer under federal law or the laws of any other state. Requires the rules to provide that any person previously employed or qualified as a law enforcement or county corrections officer under federal law or the laws of any other state shall successfully complete the following prior to the approval of a waiver: (1) a training program approved by the Board on the laws of this State relevant to the duties of law enforcement and county correctional officers; and (2) firearms training. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Grants the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board emergency rulemaking authority to implement the provisions of the amendatory Act. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Deletes language providing that a peace officer, or any other person acting under the color of law, shall not discharge kinetic impact projectiles or other non-lethal or less-lethal projectiles in a manner that targets the back.