Bill Status of SB3089 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: MICROSTAMPING FUNDING PROGRAM
Sen. Ram Villivalam
| 1/11/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Microstamping Funding Program Act. Creates in the State treasury the Microstamp-ready Firearms Fund to be administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for the purpose of issuing grants to law enforcement agencies to purchase or replenish microstamp-ready firearms or insertable microstamping components or mechanisms to be installed in firearms, or both, for their officers. Provides that subject to appropriation, the State Comptroller shall transfer from the General Revenue Fund to the Microstamp-ready Firearms Fund $500,000 to establish a grant program for microstamp-ready firearms in Illinois. Provides that the program shall award: (1) grants between $35,000 and $50,000, for the replenishment of new microstamp-ready firearms or insertable microstamping components or mechanisms, or both, for their law enforcement officers. One of these grants shall be for a State law enforcement agency, and the other 3 shall be for 3 municipal law enforcement agencies of municipalities with a population between 50,000 and 200,000 that purchase firearms for their officers through a quartermaster system, in which the quartermaster is responsible for the purchase, inventory, and dissemination of uniforms and equipment to officers; and (2) grants between $5,000 to $20,000 to law enforcement agencies of municipalities with a population between 30,000 and 200,000 to assist with the purchase of firearms by new officers. Provides that the grant funds shall only be used for the purchase of microstamp-ready firearms or microstamping components or mechanisms, or both, to be installed in firearms by law enforcement agencies that are grant recipients. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority must establish the grant program and post the Notice of Funding Opportunity no later than September 1, 2022. Provides for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.