Bill Status of HB4636 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DCFS-CASEWORKER SELF-DEFENSE
Rep. Tony McCombie - Dave Severin
| 1/10/2023||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Creates the Caseworker Self-Defense Law. Provides that DCFS caseworkers may carry a concealed handgun during the performance of their official duties. Provides that in order to carry a concealed weapon, a caseworker must be licensed to carry a concealed handgun under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, and must annually complete a course of training provided by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board. Provides liability protection for the Department for caseworkers who carry concealed handguns during the performance of their official duties. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Requires the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to create a course of training for DCFS caseworkers and provides standards for such training. Amends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that training for DCFS caseworkers under the Illinois Police Training Act satisfies the training requirements of the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Effective immediately.