Bill Status of HB4941 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE-EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCES
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides for a veteran's and educational preference for appointments to offices, positions, and places of employment in the police department of non-home rule municipalities that do not have a civil service commission or board of fire and police commissioners in the municipality. Requirements for the veteran's and educational preference include a specified associate degree, successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course, and specified military or naval service of the United States. Provides for an employment preference for persons who have participated in a municipality's police explorer or cadet program. Provides that the preference points awarded under these provisions are not cumulative. Effective immediately.