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Full Text of HB3863  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Filed: 4/4/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3863 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Sections 5.970 and 6z-130 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.970 new)
7    Sec. 5.970. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
9    (30 ILCS 105/6z-130 new)
10    Sec. 6z-130. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
12    (a) The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund is
13hereby created as a special fund in the State Treasury.
14    (b) Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Law
15Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund shall be used by



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1the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to award
2grants to units of local government, public institutions of
3higher education, and qualified nonprofit entities for the
4purpose of hiring and retaining law enforcement officers.
5    (c) When awarding grants, the Board shall prioritize:
6        (1) grants that will be used to hire, retain, or hire
7    and retain law enforcement officers in underserved areas
8    and areas experiencing the most need;
9        (2) achieving demographic and geographic diversity of
10    law enforcement officers that are recruited or hired by
11    applicants that are awarded grants;
12        (3) maximizing the effects of moneys spent on the
13    actual recruitment and retention of law enforcement
14    officers; and
15        (4) providing grants that can impact multiple
16    employers.
17    (d) Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
18including but not limited to, fee receipts, gifts, grants, and
19awards from any public or private entity, must be deposited
20into the Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the Fund must
21be deposited into the Fund.
22    (e) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
23may, by rule, set requirements for the distribution of grant
24moneys and determine which entities are eligible.
25    (f) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
26shall consider compliance with the Uniform Crime Reporting Act



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1as a factor in awarding grant moneys.
2    (g) As used in this Section, "qualified nonprofit entity"
3means a nonprofit entity, as defined by the Board by rule, that
4has established experience in recruitment and retention of law
5enforcement officers in Illinois.
6    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
7becoming law.".