Bill Status of SB1412 100th General Assembly
Short Description: PROBATION OFFICERS-CARRY WEAP
Sen. Michael Connelly
| 2/9/2017||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Probation and Probation Officers Act. Provides that probation officers may carry firearms and certain other specified weapons if they have received the prior consent of the Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for which they are employed, and they have received weapons training according to requirements of the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act. Deletes provisions that they may only carry those weapons while in the performance of their duties, or while commuting between their homes, places of employment or specific locations that are part of their assigned duties. Effective immediately.