101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 11/13/2019, by Sen. Terry Link
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Battery-Charged Fence Alarm Act. Provides that a
municipality or county may not: (1) require a permit or fee for the
installation or use of a battery-charged fence alarm that is in addition to
an alarm system permit issued by the municipality or county; (2) impose
installation or operational requirements for the battery-charged fence
that are inconsistent with the Act; or (3) prohibit the installation or use
of a battery-charged fence. Defines terms. Limits home rule powers.
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AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Battery-Charged Fence Alarm Act.
As used in this Act:
"Alarm system" has the meaning given to that term in
Section 5-10 of the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private
Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004.
"Battery-charged fence alarm" means a new or existing alarm
system and ancillary components or equipment attached to such a
system including but not limited to a fence, an energizer
powered by a commercial storage battery not exceeding 12 volts
which produces a short electric pulsed charge upon contact with
the fence and battery charging device used exclusively to
charge the battery.
Regulation of battery-charged fence alarms.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a municipality or
county may not:
(1) require a permit or fee for the installation or use
of a battery-charged fence alarm that is in addition to an
alarm system permit issued by the municipality or county;