HB 3137

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Counties Code-Investigations


Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a sheriff's department or a department of a county authorized by the county board or board of county commissioners is allowed to conduct independent investigations of abuse, neglect, or infectious disease within the county, even if another law enforcement agency or State agency is investigating, or already has investigated, the same abuse, neglect, or infectious disease. Provides that a county's investigative jurisdiction and authority is concurrent with any other entity investigating such abuse, neglect, or infectious disease, except that investigations of a sheriff's department or county department that are running concurrently with a law enforcement agency or State agency investigation is subordinate to the law enforcement agency or State agency with primary jurisdiction over the abuse, neglect, or infectious disease. Provides for sharing of information and documents between law enforcement agencies, State agencies and county investigators. Defines terms.

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Mar 27, 2021


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 16, 2021


Assigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee

Feb 19, 2021


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 18, 2021


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Suzanne Ness

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