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(20 ILCS 2605/2605-52)
Division of Statewide 9-1-1.
(a) There shall be established an Office of the Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator within the Division of Statewide 9-1-1. Beginning January 1, 2016, the Office of the Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator shall be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing a uniform statewide 9-1-1 system for all areas of the State outside of municipalities having a population over 500,000.
(b) The Governor shall appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, a Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator. The Administrator shall serve for a term of 2 years, and until a successor is appointed and qualified; except that the term of the first 9-1-1 Administrator appointed under this Act shall expire on the third Monday in January, 2017. The Administrator shall not hold any other remunerative public office. The Administrator shall receive an annual salary as set by the Governor.
(c) The Illinois State Police, from appropriations made to it for that purpose, shall make grants to 9-1-1 Authorities for the purpose of defraying costs associated with 9-1-1 system consolidations awarded by the Administrator under Section 15.4b of the Emergency Telephone System Act.
(d) Division of Statewide 9-1-1 shall exercise the rights, powers, and duties vested by law in the Illinois State Police by the State Police Radio Act.
(e) The Division of Statewide 9-1-1 shall also conduct the following communication activities:
(1) Acquire and operate one or more radio
broadcasting stations in the State to be used for police purposes.
(2) Operate a statewide communications network to
gather and disseminate information for law enforcement agencies.
(3) Undertake other communication activities that may
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)