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Full Text of HB0270  100th General Assembly


Rep. Litesa E. Wallace

Filed: 3/24/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 270, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Law
6Enforcement Criminal Sexual Assault Investigation Act.
7    Section 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
8    "Law enforcement agency" means an agency of this State or
9unit of local government which is vested by law or ordinance
10with the duty to maintain public order and to enforce criminal
11laws or ordinances.
12    "Law enforcement officer" or "officer" means any person
13employed by a State, county, or municipality as a policeman,
14peace officer, or in a like position involving the enforcement
15of the law and protection of public interest at the risk of the
16person's life.



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1    "Officer-involved criminal sexual assault" means an
2alleged violation of Section 11-1.20, 11-1.30, 11-1.40,
311-1.50, or 11-1.60 of the Criminal Code of 2012 while an
4officer is on duty.
5    Section 10. Investigation of officer-involved criminal
6assault; requirements.
7    (a) Each law enforcement agency shall have a written policy
8regarding the investigation of officer-involved criminal
9sexual assault that involves a law enforcement officer employed
10by that law enforcement agency.
11    (b) Each officer-involved criminal sexual assault
12investigation shall be conducted by at least 2 investigators or
13an entity comprised of at least 2 investigators, one of whom
14shall be the lead investigator. The lead investigator shall be
15a person certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
16Standards Board as a sexual assault investigator, or similar
17training approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
18Standards Board or the Department of State Police, or similar
19training provided at an Illinois Law Enforcement Training
20Standards Board certified school. No investigator involved in
21the investigation may be employed by the law enforcement agency
22that employs the officer involved in the officer-involved
23criminal sexual assault, unless the investigator is employed by
24the Department of State Police or a municipality with a
25population of over 1,000,000 and is not assigned to the same



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1division or unit as the officer involved in the criminal sexual
3    Section 15. Intra-agency investigations. This Act does not
4prohibit a law enforcement agency from conducting an internal
5investigation into the officer-involved criminal sexual
6assault if the internal investigation does not interfere with
7the investigation conducted under the requirements of Section
810 of this Act.
9    Section 20. Compensation for investigations. Compensation
10for participation in an investigation of an officer-involved
11criminal sexual assault under Section 10 of this Act may be
12determined in an intergovernmental or interagency agreement.".