HB4546 Engrossed LRB094 17489 HLH 52784 b

1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
5 Section 10-1-15.1 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/10-1-15.1 new)
7     Sec. 10-1-15.1. Police officers, firefighters, and
8 paramedics; children of employees killed in the line of duty.
9 Any son or daughter of a firefighter, paramedic, or police
10 officer killed in the line of duty whose name appears on an
11 eligibility list for a position as a firefighter, paramedic, or
12 police officer in a municipality with a population of 1,000,000
13 or more and who passes all requirements for the position is
14 guaranteed to be hired from that eligibility list. A
15 municipality with a population of 1,000,000 or more may not
16 regulate the hiring of firefighters, paramedics, or police
17 officers in a manner that is inconsistent with this Section.
18 This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6
19 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent
20 exercise by home rule units of powers and functions exercised
21 by the State.
22     Section 90. The State Mandates Act is amended by adding
23 Section 8.30 as follows:
24     (30 ILCS 805/8.30 new)
25     Sec. 8.30. Exempt mandate. Notwithstanding Sections 6 and 8
26 of this Act, no reimbursement by the State is required for the
27 implementation of any mandate created by this amendatory Act of
28 the 94th General Assembly.