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Proposed Illinois Firearm Legislation SB3272

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Legislation Overview


Description: Amends the School Code. Allows a school board to employ a police force, as may be required, and to define and prescribe such employees' respective duties and compensation. Provides that, after receiving a certificate attesting to the successful completion of a training course administered by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, school police officers shall be conservators of the peace within and upon the schools, boulevards, driveways, and property controlled by the school district and shall have the power to make arrests. Sets forth provisions relating to arrests. Requires a school police officer to comply with the requirements of the Illinois Police Training Act and, before carrying a firearm, complete a training course under the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act. Effective immediately.

Session: 99th General Assembly

Last Action: Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Last Action Date: May 27, 2016


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2 sponsors: Chuck Weaver;David Koehler;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 3% (2 of 59)

Chamber Date Action
Senate May 27, 2016 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Senate May 13, 2016 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 27, 2016
Senate Apr 22, 2016 Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
Senate Apr 14, 2016 Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
Senate Apr 8, 2016 Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 22, 2016
Senate Mar 10, 2016 To Subcommittee on Police Professionalism
Senate Mar 8, 2016 Assigned to Executive
Senate Feb 19, 2016 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chuck Weaver
Senate Feb 19, 2016 Referred to Assignments
Senate Feb 19, 2016 First Reading
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 19, 2016 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
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Link: link to state bill page

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