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Public Act 095-0881


 

Public Act 0881 95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 095-0881
 
SB2691 Enrolled LRB095 05590 NHT 25680 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Campus Security Act is amended by changing
Section 1 and by adding Section 20 as follows:
 
    (110 ILCS 12/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Campus
Security Enhancement Act of 2008.
(Source: P.A. 88-629, eff. 9-9-94.)
 
    (110 ILCS 12/20 new)
    Sec. 20. Campus security enhancement.
    (a) In this Section, "higher education institution" means a
public university, a public community college, or an
independent, not-for-profit or for-profit higher education
institution located in this State.
    (b) Each higher education institution is required to do the
following:
        (1) develop a National Incident Management
    System-compliant, all-hazards, emergency response plan in
    partnership with the institution's county or major
    municipal emergency management official, report the plan
    to this official, and have training and exercises for the
    plan annually at a minimum; and
        (2) develop an inter-disciplinary and
    multi-jurisdictional campus violence prevention plan,
    including coordination of and communication between all
    available campus and local mental health and first response
    resources, in partnership with the institution's county or
    major municipal emergency management official, report the
    plan to this official, and have training and exercises for
    the plan annually at a minimum. The campus violence
    prevention plan shall include the development and
    implementation of a campus violence prevention committee
    and campus threat assessment team.
    (c) County and major municipal emergency managers and
Illinois Emergency Management Agency regional coordinators
shall assist in the planning and training process for the plans
specified in subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection (b) of this
Section with all resources available to them.
    (d) County and major municipal emergency managers and
Illinois Emergency Management Agency regional coordinators
shall provide higher education institutions with appropriate
standards and guidelines for the plans specified in
subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection (b) of this Section and
for the training and exercises for these plans.

Effective Date: 1/1/2009