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Full Text of SB3116  103rd General Assembly


Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Filed: 3/6/2024





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3116 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-711 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-711 new)
8    Sec. 2310-711. Training; cell phone medical information.
9The Department shall require and approve a program to train
10EMS personnel, as that term is defined in Section 3.5 of the
11Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act, to access a cell
12phone's medical identification or medical information
13application. The Department shall adopt rules to implement
14this Section. EMS personnel may not be charged any fee for
15training required under this Section and may not be required
16to complete the training until at least 6 months after



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1adoption of rules under this Section.
2    Section 10. The Illinois State Police Law of the Civil
3Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing Section
42605-51 as follows:
5    (20 ILCS 2605/2605-51)
6    Sec. 2605-51. Division of the Academy and Training.
7    (a) The Division of the Academy and Training shall
8exercise, but not be limited to, the following functions:
9        (1) Oversee and operate the Illinois State Police
10    Training Academy.
11        (2) Train and prepare new officers for a career in law
12    enforcement, with innovative, quality training and
13    educational practices.
14        (3) Offer continuing training and educational programs
15    for Illinois State Police employees.
16        (4) Oversee the Illinois State Police's recruitment
17    initiatives.
18        (5) Oversee and operate the Illinois State Police's
19    quartermaster.
20        (6) Duties assigned to the Illinois State Police in
21    Article 5, Chapter 11 of the Illinois Vehicle Code
22    concerning testing and training officers on the detection
23    of impaired driving.
24        (7) Duties assigned to the Illinois State Police in



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1    Article 108B of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
2    (a-5) Successful completion of the Illinois State Police
3Academy satisfies the minimum standards pursuant to
4subsections (a), (b), and (d) of Section 7 of the Illinois
5Police Training Act and exempts State police officers from the
6Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board's State
7Comprehensive Examination and Equivalency Examination.
8Satisfactory completion shall be evidenced by a commission or
9certificate issued to the officer.
10    (b) The Division of the Academy and Training shall
11exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested in the former
12Division of State Troopers by Section 17 of the Illinois State
13Police Act.
14    (c) Specialized training.
15        (1) Training; cultural diversity. The Division of the
16    Academy and Training shall provide training and continuing
17    education to State police officers concerning cultural
18    diversity, including sensitivity toward racial and ethnic
19    differences. This training and continuing education shall
20    include, but not be limited to, an emphasis on the fact
21    that the primary purpose of enforcement of the Illinois
22    Vehicle Code is safety and equal and uniform enforcement
23    under the law.
24        (2) Training; death and homicide investigations. The
25    Division of the Academy and Training shall provide
26    training in death and homicide investigation for State



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1    police officers. Only State police officers who
2    successfully complete the training may be assigned as lead
3    investigators in death and homicide investigations.
4    Satisfactory completion of the training shall be evidenced
5    by a certificate issued to the officer by the Division of
6    the Academy and Training. The Director shall develop a
7    process for waiver applications for officers whose prior
8    training and experience as homicide investigators may
9    qualify them for a waiver. The Director may issue a
10    waiver, at his or her discretion, based solely on the
11    prior training and experience of an officer as a homicide
12    investigator.
13            (A) The Division shall require all homicide
14        investigator training to include instruction on
15        victim-centered, trauma-informed investigation. This
16        training must be implemented by July 1, 2023.
17            (B) The Division shall cooperate with the Division
18        of Criminal Investigation to develop a model
19        curriculum on victim-centered, trauma-informed
20        investigation. This curriculum must be implemented by
21        July 1, 2023.
22        (3) Training; police dog training standards. All
23    police dogs used by the Illinois State Police for drug
24    enforcement purposes pursuant to the Cannabis Control Act,
25    the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the
26    Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act shall



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1    be trained by programs that meet the certification
2    requirements set by the Director or the Director's
3    designee. Satisfactory completion of the training shall be
4    evidenced by a certificate issued by the Division of the
5    Academy and Training.
6        (4) Training; post-traumatic stress disorder. The
7    Division of the Academy and Training shall conduct or
8    approve a training program in post-traumatic stress
9    disorder for State police officers. The purpose of that
10    training shall be to equip State police officers to
11    identify the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
12    and to respond appropriately to individuals exhibiting
13    those symptoms.
14        (5) Training; opioid antagonists. The Division of the
15    Academy and Training shall conduct or approve a training
16    program for State police officers in the administration of
17    opioid antagonists as defined in paragraph (1) of
18    subsection (e) of Section 5-23 of the Substance Use
19    Disorder Act that is in accordance with that Section. As
20    used in this Section, "State police officers" includes
21    full-time or part-time State police officers,
22    investigators, and any other employee of the Illinois
23    State Police exercising the powers of a peace officer.
24        (6) Training; sexual assault and sexual abuse.
25            (A) Every 3 years, the Division of the Academy and
26        Training shall present in-service training on sexual



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1        assault and sexual abuse response and report writing
2        training requirements, including, but not limited to,
3        the following:
4                (i) recognizing the symptoms of trauma;
5                (ii) understanding the role trauma has played
6            in a victim's life;
7                (iii) responding to the needs and concerns of
8            a victim;
9                (iv) delivering services in a compassionate,
10            sensitive, and nonjudgmental manner;
11                (v) interviewing techniques in accordance with
12            the curriculum standards in this paragraph (6);
13                (vi) understanding cultural perceptions and
14            common myths of sexual assault and sexual abuse;
15            and
16                (vii) report writing techniques in accordance
17            with the curriculum standards in this paragraph
18            (6).
19            (B) This training must also be presented in all
20        full and part-time basic law enforcement academies.
21            (C) Instructors providing this training shall have
22        successfully completed training on evidence-based,
23        trauma-informed, victim-centered responses to cases of
24        sexual assault and sexual abuse and have experience
25        responding to sexual assault and sexual abuse cases.
26            (D) The Illinois State Police shall adopt rules,



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1        in consultation with the Office of the Attorney
2        General and the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
3        Standards Board, to determine the specific training
4        requirements for these courses, including, but not
5        limited to, the following:
6                (i) evidence-based curriculum standards for
7            report writing and immediate response to sexual
8            assault and sexual abuse, including
9            trauma-informed, victim-centered interview
10            techniques, which have been demonstrated to
11            minimize retraumatization, for all State police
12            officers; and
13                (ii) evidence-based curriculum standards for
14            trauma-informed, victim-centered investigation
15            and interviewing techniques, which have been
16            demonstrated to minimize retraumatization, for
17            cases of sexual assault and sexual abuse for all
18            State police officers who conduct sexual assault
19            and sexual abuse investigations.
20        (7) Training; human trafficking. The Division of the
21    Academy and Training shall conduct or approve a training
22    program in the detection and investigation of all forms of
23    human trafficking, including, but not limited to,
24    involuntary servitude under subsection (b) of Section 10-9
25    of the Criminal Code of 2012, involuntary sexual servitude
26    of a minor under subsection (c) of Section 10-9 of the



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1    Criminal Code of 2012, and trafficking in persons under
2    subsection (d) of Section 10-9 of the Criminal Code of
3    2012. This program shall be made available to all cadets
4    and State police officers.
5        (8) Training; hate crimes. The Division of the Academy
6    and Training shall provide training for State police
7    officers in identifying, responding to, and reporting all
8    hate crimes.
9        (9) Training; cell phone medical information. The
10    Division of the Academy and Training shall develop and
11    require each State police officer to complete training on
12    accessing and utilizing medical information stored in cell
13    phones. The Division may use the program approved under
14    Section 2310-711 of the Department of Public Health Powers
15    and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of
16    Illinois to develop the Division's program.
17    (d) The Division of the Academy and Training shall
18administer and conduct a program consistent with 18 U.S.C.
19926B and 926C for qualified active and retired Illinois State
20Police officers.
21(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21; 102-756, eff. 5-10-22;
22102-813, eff. 5-13-22; 103-34, eff. 1-1-24.)
23    Section 15. The Illinois Police Training Act is amended by
24adding Section 10.25 as follows:



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1    (50 ILCS 705/10.25 new)
2    Sec. 10.25. Training; cell phone medical information. The
3Board shall develop and require each law enforcement officer
4to participate in training on accessing and utilizing medical
5information stored in cell phones. The Board may use the
6program approved under Section 2310-711 of the Department of
7Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil
8Administrative Code of Illinois to develop the Board's
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
111, 2025.".