Comments: IL SB2148 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Law Enforcement Training Assistance Fund is created as a nonappropriated State trust fund within the State treasury. Provides that all gifts, donations, and charitable contributions that are contributed by any public or private individual or entity to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board for the purpose of supporting local law enforcement training shall be deposited into this Fund. Amends the Law Enforcement Intern Training Act. Creates the Correctional Officer Intern Program. To be eligible to participate, the person must meet the minimum criteria established by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board that includes, but is not limited to, physical fitness standards, educational standards, psychological standards, being at least 21 years of age, of good character, and not convicted of a felony offense or other crime involving moral turpitude under the laws of this State or any other State that, if convicted in this State, would be punishable as a felony or a crime of moral turpitude. Provides that the Board shall require correctional interns to undertake, at a minimum, the same training requirements as established for correctional officers. Provides that the Board certificate reserved for correctional officers shall not be awarded until the correctional intern is employed, has successfully completed the State certification exam, and meets the requirements. Makes other conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-28 - Sent to the Governor [SB2148 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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