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Full Text of HB3751  103rd General Assembly


Rep. Barbara Hernandez

Filed: 3/21/2023





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3751 on page 1,
3immediately below line 3, by inserting the following:
4    "Section 3. The Counties Code is amended by changing
5Sections 3-6033 and 3-7008 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/3-6033)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-6033)
7    Sec. 3-6033. Citizenship and residence. The It is unlawful
8for the sheriff of any county of fewer than 1,000,000
9inhabitants, or the corporate authorities of any municipality
10may city, town or village to authorize, empower, employ, or
11permit a any person to act as deputy sheriff or special
12policeman for the purpose of preserving the peace, who is not a
13citizen of the United States or is legally authorized to work
14in the United States under federal law.
15(Source: P.A. 86-962; 87-357.)



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1    (55 ILCS 5/3-7008)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-7008)
2    Sec. 3-7008. Appointments. The appointment of deputy
3sheriffs in the Police Department, full-time deputy sheriffs
4not employed as county police officers or county corrections
5officers and of employees in the Department of Corrections
6shall be made from those applicants who have been certified by
7the Board as being qualified for appointment. Certification
8for appointment in one department shall not constitute
9certification for appointment in another department.
10Certification may be made at any point prior to appointment
11and may be made in conjunction with the Sheriff's application
12process. All persons so appointed shall, at the time of their
13appointment, be not less than 21 years of age, or 20 years of
14age and have successfully completed 2 years of law enforcement
15studies at an accredited college or university. Any person
16appointed subsequent to successful completion of 2 years of
17such law enforcement studies shall not have power of arrest,
18nor shall he or she be permitted to carry firearms, until he or
19she reaches 21 years of age. In addition, all persons so
20appointed shall be not more than the maximum age limit fixed by
21the Board from time to time, be of sound mind and body, be of
22good moral character, be citizens of the United States or
23legally authorized to work in the United States under federal
24law, have not been convicted of a crime which the Board
25considers to be detrimental to the applicant's ability to
26carry out his or her duties, possess such prerequisites of



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1training, education and experience as the Board may from time
2to time prescribe, and shall be required to pass successfully
3mental, physical, psychiatric and other tests and examinations
4as may be prescribed by the Board. Preference shall be given in
5such appointments to persons who have honorably served in the
6military or naval services of the United States. All
7appointees shall serve a probationary period of 12 months and
8during that period may be discharged at the will of the
9Sheriff. However, civil service employees of the house of
10correction who have certified status at the time of the
11transfer of the house of correction to the County Department
12of Corrections are not subject to this probationary period,
13and they shall retain their job titles, such tenure privileges
14as are now enjoyed and any subsequent title changes shall not
15cause reduction in rank or elimination of positions.
16(Source: P.A. 100-912, eff. 8-17-18.)".