|SB1543 Enrolled||LRB103 26944 AWJ 53309 b|
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Police Training Act is amended by
adding Section 3.2 as follows:
(50 ILCS 705/3.2 new)
Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator.
(a) There is created under the authority of the Illinois
Law Enforcement Training Standards Board the Statewide PTSD
Mental Health Coordinator, appointed by the Governor, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term of 4
years. The Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator shall
receive a salary as provided by law and is eligible for
reappointment. The Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator
shall be responsible for implementing a program of mental
health support and education for law enforcement officers.
(b) The Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator shall:
(1) be an active duty law enforcement officer with an
established career in different aspects of law
enforcement, including, but not limited to, having
experience as both a patrol officer and detective or in
both urban and rural settings;
(2) have a history of developing and disseminating