- District 39
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Deletes provisions that for 4 years after the end of each reporting period, each certified law enforcement officer shall maintain sufficient documentation necessary to corroborate compliance with the mandatory training requirements under the Act. Deletes specific minimum hours of training in certain areas. Amends the Interference With Penal Institution Article of the Criminal Code of 2012. In the definition of "firearm", deletes language providing that a firearm includes any device that is powered by electrical charging units, such as batteries, and that fires one or several barbs attached to a length of wire and that, upon hitting a human, can send out current capable of disrupting the person's nervous system in such a manner as to render him or her incapable of normal functioning, commonly referred to as a stun gun or taser. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a law enforcement officer shall issue a citation in lieu of custodial arrest, upon proper identification, for a person accused of a Class B misdemeanor offense, a Class C misdemeanor offense, a petty offense, or a business offense. Provides an exemption if: (1) a law enforcement officer reasonably believes the accused poses a threat to the community or any person or that in the mind of the law enforcement officer a custodial arrest is necessary to discontinue the criminal behavior or breach of the peace, or (2) a custodial arrest is necessary to address an obvious medical or mental health issue that poses a risk to an individual's own safety. Deletes language providing that those released on citation shall be scheduled into court within 21 days. Deletes language providing that if a defendant is charged with a felony offense, but has a warrant in another county, the defendant shall be taken to the county that issued the warrant within 72 hours of the completion of condition or detention hearing, so that release or detention status can be resolved. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes from the electronic monitoring and home detention provisions that an offender who violates the terms or conditions of electronic monitoring or home detention must remain in violation for at least 48 hours in order for the offender to be guilty of a violation.
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Filed with Secretary by Sen. Rachelle Crowe
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Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
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