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 Bill Status of HB2616  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  FIREFIGHTER-HIRING

House Sponsors
Rep. David Friess

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-6-12 new
70 ILCS 705/16.06d new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person applying for a position in a fire department or fire protection district must disclose if he or she has been convicted, arrested, or charged with arson, aggravated arson, or criminal damage to property due to recklessly, by means of fire, damaging the property of another or knowingly starting a fire on the land of another. Provides that the person or board hiring an individual who has applied to a position in a fire department or fire protection district may take into consideration the disclosed convictions, arrests, or charges in the hiring or retention of the applicant. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Friess
  2/15/2023HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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