(50 ILCS 707/10)
Law Enforcement Camera Grant Fund; creation, rules.
(a) The Law Enforcement Camera Grant Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. From appropriations to the Board from the Fund, the Board must make grants to units of local government in Illinois for the purpose of (1) purchasing in-car video cameras for use in law enforcement vehicles, (2) purchasing officer-worn body cameras and associated technology for law enforcement officers, and (3) training for law enforcement officers in the operation of the cameras.
Moneys received for the purposes of this Section, including, without limitation, fee receipts and 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.
(b) The Board may set requirements for the distribution of grant moneys and determine which law enforcement agencies are eligible.
(b-5) The Board shall consider compliance with the Uniform Crime Reporting Act as a factor in awarding grant moneys.
(Source: P.A. 98-24, eff. 6-19-13; 98-674, eff. 6-30-14; 99-352, eff. 1-1-16