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Full Text of SB2758  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced 2/17/2016, by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins


50 ILCS 725/3.8  from Ch. 85, par. 2561

    Amends the Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act.. Provides that a sworn affidavit or other legal documentation is not required to file a complaint against a peace officer (currently, a sworn affidavit is required). Removes a provision referring unsupported complaints containing false material information to the State's Attorney. Effective January 1, 2017.

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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 Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act is
5amended by changing Section 3.8 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 725/3.8)  (from Ch. 85, par. 2561)
7    Sec. 3.8. Admissions; counsel; verified complaint.
8    (a) No officer shall be interrogated without first being
9advised in writing that admissions made in the course of the
10interrogation may be used as evidence of misconduct or as the
11basis for charges seeking suspension, removal, or discharge;
12and without first being advised in writing that he or she has
13the right to counsel of his or her choosing who may be present
14to advise him or her at any stage of any interrogation.
15    (b) It shall not be a requirement for anyone Anyone filing
16a complaint against a sworn peace officer to must have the
17complaint supported by a sworn affidavit or any other legal
18documentation. Any complaint, having been supported by a sworn
19affidavit, and having been found, in total or in part, to
20contain knowingly false material information, shall be
21presented to the appropriate State's Attorney for a
22determination of prosecution.
23(Source: P.A. 97-472, eff. 8-22-11.)



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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
21, 2017.