Bill Status of SB1275 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: PRIVATE COLLEGE CAMPUS POLICE
Sen. Robert Peters
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Private College Campus Police Act. Provides that private colleges and universities and private campus police departments are bound by the Act. Provides that counties and municipalities with private campus police departments in their jurisdictions must include sworn officers of private campus police departments in civilian complaint, investigation, and review mechanisms or designate an officer in charge of complaints, investigations, and reviews. Requires the municipality or county in which the private campus police department is located or operates to pass an ordinance articulating the boundaries in which the private campus police department may act. Sets forth what the ordinance must define. Requires the private college or university to indemnify both the governmental entity and its residents and citizens. Provides that if a private campus police department enters into a settlement agreement on behalf of itself, its law enforcement officers, or other employees or independent contractors, the settlement terms shall make any evidence available to the public. Provides that a private college or university and its private campus police department must adhere to the Illinois Police Training Act and are subject to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board. Requires community information meetings. Effective immediately.