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Public Act 102-0755


 

Public Act 0755 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0755
 
HB3863 EnrolledLRB102 04466 RLC 14484 b

    AN ACT concerning finance.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Sections 5.970 and 6z-130 as follows:
 
    (30 ILCS 105/5.970 new)
    Sec. 5.970. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
Fund.
 
    (30 ILCS 105/6z-130 new)
    Sec. 6z-130. The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention
Fund.
    (a) The Law Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund is
hereby created as a special fund in the State Treasury.
    (b) Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Law
Enforcement Recruitment and Retention Fund shall be used by
the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to award
grants to units of local government, public institutions of
higher education, and qualified nonprofit entities for the
purpose of hiring and retaining law enforcement officers.
    (c) When awarding grants, the Board shall prioritize:
        (1) grants that will be used to hire, retain, or hire
    and retain law enforcement officers in underserved areas
    and areas experiencing the most need;
        (2) achieving demographic and geographic diversity of
    law enforcement officers that are recruited or hired by
    applicants that are awarded grants;
        (3) maximizing the effects of moneys spent on the
    actual recruitment and retention of law enforcement
    officers; and
        (4) providing grants that can impact multiple
    employers.
    (d) Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
including, but not limited to, fee receipts, gifts, grants,
and awards from any public or private entity, must be
deposited into the Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the
Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
    (e) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
may, by rule, set requirements for the distribution of grant
moneys and determine which entities are eligible.
    (f) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
shall consider compliance with the Uniform Crime Reporting Act
as a factor in awarding grant moneys.
    (g) As used in this Section, "qualified nonprofit entity"
means a nonprofit entity, as defined by the Board by rule, that
has established experience in recruitment and retention of law
enforcement officers in Illinois.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/10/2022