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Public Act 100-0181


Public Act 0181 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0181
HB3464 EnrolledLRB100 09196 SMS 19352 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004 is
amended by changing Section 25-10 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 447/25-10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2024)
    Sec. 25-10. Qualifications for licensure as a private
security contractor.
    (a) A person is qualified for licensure as a private
security contractor if he or she meets all of the following
        (1) Is at least 21 years of age.
        (2) Has not been convicted of any felony in any
    jurisdiction or at least 10 years have elapsed since the
    time of full discharge from a sentence imposed for a felony
        (3) Is of good moral character. Good character is a
    continuing requirement of licensure. Conviction of crimes
    other than felonies may be used in determining moral
    character, but shall not constitute an absolute bar to
    licensure, except where the applicant is a registered sex
        (4) Has not been declared by any court of competent
    jurisdiction to be incompetent by reason of mental or
    physical defect or disease, unless a court has subsequently
    declared him or her to be competent.
        (5) Is not suffering from dependence on alcohol or from
    narcotic addiction or dependence.
        (6) Has a minimum of 3 years experience of the 5 years
    immediately preceding application working as a full-time
    manager for a licensed private security contractor agency
    or a manager of a proprietary security force of 30 or more
    persons registered with the Department or with 3 years
    experience of the 5 years immediately preceding his or her
    application employed as a full-time supervisor for an
    in-house security unit for a corporation having l00 or more
    employees, for a military police or related security unit
    in any of the armed forces of the United States, or in a
    law enforcement agency of the federal government, a state,
    or a state political subdivision, which shall include a
    state's attorney's office, a or public defender's office,
    or the Department of Corrections. The Board and the
    Department shall approve such full-time supervisory
    experience and may accept, in lieu of the experience
    requirement in this subsection, alternative experience
    working as a full-time manager for a private security
    contractor agency licensed in another state or for a
    private security contractor agency in a state that does not
    license such agencies if the experience is substantially
    equivalent to that gained working for an Illinois licensed
    private security contractor agency. An applicant who has a
    baccalaureate degree or higher in police science or a
    related field or a business degree from an accredited
    college or university shall be given credit for 2 of the 3
    years of the required experience. An applicant who has
    completed a non-degree military training program in police
    science or a related field shall be given credit for one of
    the 3 years of the required experience if the Board and the
    Department determine that such training is substantially
    equivalent to that received in an associate degree program.
    An applicant who has an associate degree in police science
    or in a related field or in business from an accredited
    college or university shall be given credit for one of the
    3 years of the required experience.
        (7) Has not been dishonorably discharged from the armed
    forces of the United States.
        (8) Has passed an examination authorized by the
        (9) Submits his or her fingerprints, proof of having
    general liability insurance required under subsection (b),
    and the required license fee.
        (10) Has not violated Section 10-5 of this Act.
    (b) It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain
general liability insurance in an amount and coverage
appropriate for the applicant's circumstances as determined by
rule. The applicant shall provide evidence of insurance to the
Department before being issued a license. Failure to maintain
general liability insurance and to provide the Department with
written proof of the insurance shall result in cancellation of
the license without hearing.
    (c) Any person who has been providing canine odor detection
services for hire prior to January 1, 2005 is exempt from the
requirements of item (6) of subsection (a) of this Section and
may be granted a private security contractor license if (i) he
or she meets the requirements of items (1) through (5) and
items (7) through (10) of subsections (a) of this Section, (ii)
pays all applicable fees, and (iii) presents satisfactory
evidence to the Department of the provision of canine odor
detection services for hire since January 1, 2005.
(Source: P.A. 98-253, eff. 8-9-13.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/18/2017