Bill Amendment: IL HB2627 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

NOTE: For additional amemendments please see the Bill Drafting List

Status: 2019-08-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0478 [HB2627 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB2627-Senate_Amendment_001.html

Sen. Cristina Castro

Filed: 5/23/2019

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2 AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2627 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4 "Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
522-85 as follows:
6 (105 ILCS 5/22-85 new)
7 Sec. 22-85. Parental notification of law enforcement
8detainment and questioning on school grounds.
9 (a) In this Section, "school grounds" means the real
10property comprising an active and operational elementary or
11secondary school during the regular hours in which school is in
12session and when students are present.
13 (b) Before detaining and questioning a student on school
14grounds who is under 18 years of age and who is suspected of
15committing a criminal act, a law enforcement officer, school
16resource officer, or other school security personnel must do

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1all of the following:
2 (1) Ensure that notification or attempted notification
3 of the student's parent or guardian is made.
4 (2) Document the time and manner in which the
5 notification or attempted notification under paragraph (1)
6 occurred.
7 (3) Make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the
8 student's parent or guardian is present during the
9 questioning or, if the parent or guardian is not present,
10 ensure that school personnel, including, but not limited
11 to, a school social worker, a school psychologist, a school
12 nurse, a school guidance counselor, or any other mental
13 health professional, are present during the questioning.
14 (4) If practicable, make all reasonable efforts to
15 ensure that a law enforcement officer trained in promoting
16 safe interactions and communications with youth is present
17 during the questioning. An officer who received training in
18 youth investigations approved or certified by his or her
19 law enforcement agency or under Section 10.22 of the Police
20 Training Act or a juvenile police officer, as defined under
21 Section 1-3 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, satisfies
22 the requirement under this paragraph.
23 (c) This Section does not limit the authority of a law
24enforcement officer to make an arrest on school grounds. This
25Section does not apply to circumstances that would cause a
26reasonable person to believe that urgent and immediate action

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1is necessary to do any of the following:
2 (1) Prevent bodily harm or injury to the student or any
3 other person.
4 (2) Apprehend an armed or fleeing suspect.
5 (3) Prevent the destruction of evidence.
6 (4) Address an emergency or other dangerous situation.
7 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.".