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the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to award
grants to units of local government, public institutions of
higher education, and qualified nonprofit entities for the
purpose of hiring and retaining law enforcement officers.
(c) When awarding grants, the Board shall prioritize:
(1) grants that will be used to hire, retain, or hire
and retain law enforcement officers in underserved areas
and areas experiencing the most need;
(2) achieving demographic and geographic diversity of
law enforcement officers that are recruited or hired by
applicants that are awarded grants;
(3) maximizing the effects of moneys spent on the
actual recruitment and retention of law enforcement
(4) providing grants that can impact multiple
(d) Moneys received for the purposes of this Section,
including but not limited to, fee receipts, gifts, grants, and
awards from any public or private entity, must be deposited
into the Fund. Any interest earned on moneys in the Fund must
be deposited into the Fund.
(e) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
may, by rule, set requirements for the distribution of grant
moneys and determine which entities are eligible.
(f) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board
shall consider compliance with the Uniform Crime Reporting Act
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as a factor in awarding grant moneys.
(g) As used in this Section, "qualified nonprofit entity"
means a nonprofit entity, as defined by the Board by rule, that
has established experience in recruitment and retention of law
enforcement officers in Illinois.
This Act takes effect upon