CNTY CD-SHERIFF QUALIFICATIONS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Counties Code to establish certain qualifications to
be a candidate for the office of sheriff or to be elected or appointed
to the office of sheriff. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes as one of the qualifications that an applicant has a
high school diploma or its equivalent and has a minimum of 2 years
of specified law enforcement experience.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Amends the Counties Code to delete the provision that a person
shall not be elected or appointed to the office of sheriff unless that
person has submitted to a fingerprint and criminal record background
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB509 fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE
SB 509 does not preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB509 imposes no additional requirements and does not have a
fiscal impact on units of local gov't.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
55 ILCS 5/3-15012 from Ch. 34, par. 3-15012
Amends the Counties Code. Changes the title of the chief
executive director and administrative officer of the Department of
Corrections in counties with more than 1,000,000 inhabitants from
Executive Director to Director.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
55 ILCS 5/3-7002 from Ch. 34, par. 3-7002
55 ILCS 5/3-7005 from Ch. 34, par. 3-7005
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that on and after the
effective date of this amendatory Act, the Sheriff may, in his or her
discretion and with the advice and consent of the county board,
appoint 2 additional members to the Cook County Sheriff's Merit Board.
Provides that the political affiliation of the Board shall be such
that no more than one-half of the members plus one additional member
may be affiliated with the same political party. Provides that at
least 40% of the members must be present to constitute a quorum.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0447
Last action date: 97-08-16
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 2
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