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Full Text of HB3055  102nd General Assembly




State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Adam Niemerg


65 ILCS 5/11-1-12

    Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality may not use points systems, quotas, or any related process that tracks or accounts for the number of citations or warnings issued by a police officer. Provides that the number of traffic stops completed and written warnings are not included (currently, are included) in the definition of "points of contact". Effective immediately.

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5changing Section 11-1-12 as follows:
6    (65 ILCS 5/11-1-12)
7    Sec. 11-1-12. Quotas prohibited. A municipality may not
8require a police officer to issue a specific number of
9citations within a designated period of time. A municipality
10may not use points systems, quotas, or any related process
11that tracks or accounts for the number of citations or
12warnings issued by a police officer. This prohibition shall
13not affect the conditions of any federal or State grants or
14funds awarded to the municipality and used to fund traffic
15enforcement programs.
16    A municipality may not, for purposes of evaluating a
17police officer's job performance, compare the number of
18citations issued by the police officer to the number of
19citations issued by any other police officer who has similar
20job duties. Nothing in this Section shall prohibit a
21municipality from evaluating a police officer based on the
22police officer's points of contact. For the purposes of this
23Section, "points of contact" means any quantifiable contact



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1made in the furtherance of the police officer's duties,
2including, but not limited to, the number of traffic stops
3completed, arrests, written warnings, and crime prevention
4measures. "Points of contact" shall not include either the
5issuance of citations or the number of citations issued, the
6number of traffic stops completed, or written warnings issued
7by a police officer.
8    A home rule municipality may not establish requirements
9for or assess the performance of police officers in a manner
10inconsistent with this Section. This Section is a denial and
11limitation of home rule powers and functions under subsection
12(g) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution.
13(Source: P.A. 100-1001, eff. 1-1-19.)
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
15becoming law.