BERNS-BLACK-SMITH,MICHAEL-JOHNSON-DELGADO, COLLINS AND YARBROUGH.
POLICE TRAINING-CRIM BACKGROUN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois, the Illinois Police Training Act, the
Counties Code, and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that an
applicant for a position on a police force of the State or a unit of
local government must undergo a criminal background check.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2605/2605-336 new
55 ILCS 5/3-7008.5 new
55 ILCS 5/3-8007.5 new
65 ILCS 5/10-1-7.5 new
65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6.5 new
Adds reference to:
50 ILCS 705/8.2 new
30 ILCS 805/8.25 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act.
Requires probationary part-time police officers to be enrolled in a
training course within 6 months after active employment by any police
department. Provides that a probationary part-time police officer may
not practice as a part-time police officer during a waiver period.
Deletes a provision that the period to comply with the training
requirements may not be extended by more than 90 days. Provides that
the training may be provided by Mobile Team In-Service Training Units
or by another program or facility (now, the training shall be
provided by Mobile Team In-Service Training Units). Requires
applicants for a position as a peace officer to authorize a criminal
background check. Provides that a law enforcement agency may not
knowingly employ a person unless a criminal background investigation
of that person has been completed and that investigation reveals no
convictions of certain offenses. Amends the State Mandates Act to
require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
65 ILCS 5/10-2.1-6
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code concerning the police officers
in certain municipalities. Provides that the age limitation for police
applicants does not apply to applicants who have served as a deputy
sheriff and who otherwise meet the necessary training requirements.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0533
Last action date: MAR-14-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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