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 Bill Status of SB1543  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Bill Cunningham - Seth Lewis, Meg Loughran Cappel, Adriane Johnson, Mary Edly-Allen, Mike Simmons, Kimberly A. Lightford and Laura Fine

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/24/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 705/3.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Creates under the authority of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board the Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator, appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of 4 years. Provides that the Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator shall receive a salary as provided by law and is eligible for reappointment. Provides that the Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator shall be responsible for implementing a program of mental health support and education for law enforcement officers. Establishes qualifications for the Coordinator. Provides that the Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator shall report to the Board on the development and implementation of programs and training for law enforcement officers and shall advise the Board and receive advice from the Board on direction and training needs for law enforcement agencies that vary in size, location, and demographics.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/8/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2023SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  2/23/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2023
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Seth Lewis
  3/7/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/7/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 8, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/24/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/24/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/24/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/24/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/24/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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