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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Children and Family Services Act is amended
by adding Section 21.6 as follows:
(20 ILCS 505/21.6 new)
Child protective investigators; personal
protection spray devices.
A child protective investigator is
authorized to carry and use personal protection spray devices,
such as mace, pepper mace, or pepper gas, for self-defense
purposes while investigating a report of child abuse or
neglect if the child protective investigator has been trained
on the proper use of such personal protection spray devices by
the Illinois State Police. The Illinois State Police shall
establish a training program for child protective
investigators on the proper use of personal protection spray
devices for self-defense purposes. The Department shall
provide funding for the training program.
This Act takes effect upon