Rep. Celina Villanueva
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1637
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1637 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
This Act may be cited as the
Illinois Families Together Act.
(a) In this Section:
"Law enforcement agency" means an agency in this State
charged with enforcement of State, county, or municipal
laws or with managing custody of detained persons in the
State, including municipal police departments, sheriff's
departments, campus police departments, the Department of
State Police, and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
"Law enforcement official" means any officer or other
agent of a State or local law enforcement agency authorized
to enforce criminal laws, rules, regulations, or local
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ordinances or operate jails, correctional facilities, or
juvenile detention facilities or to maintain custody of
individuals in jails, correctional facilities, or juvenile
detention facilities also including any school resource
officer or other police or security officer assigned to any
public school, including any public pre-school and other
early learning program, public elementary and secondary
school, or public institution of higher education.
(b) On or after the effective date of this Act, no law
enforcement agency or official may enter into or remain in an
agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under a
federal 287(g) program.
(c) Nothing in this Section shall preclude a law
enforcement official from otherwise executing that official's
duties in ensuring public safety.
The provisions of this Act are
severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
This Act takes effect upon