Bill Status of HB4791 100th General Assembly
Short Description: APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CHIEFS
Rep. Carol Sente
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department or fire protection district for greater than 180 days unless he or she possesses certification that meets the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter II job performance requirements; certification that meets the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Fire Officer II job performance requirements (rather than Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter Basic Certification or Firefighter II Certification; Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer I and II Certifications).