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Full Text of HB3138  102nd General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning courts.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Supreme Court Act is amended by changing
5Section 11 as follows:
6    (705 ILCS 5/11)  (from Ch. 37, par. 16)
7    Sec. 11. Marshals.
8    (a) The office of marshal for the Supreme Court is hereby
9created, such marshals to be selected by the Supreme Court,
10and the duties of such marshals shall be to attend upon its
11sittings and to perform such other duties, under the order and
12direction of the said court, as are usually performed by
13sheriffs of courts. The salary of such marshals shall be fixed
14by the judges of the Supreme Court, such salary to be payable
15from the State treasury, upon bills of particulars, signed by
16any one of the judges of the Supreme Court.
17    (b) Marshals are peace officers and have all the powers
18possessed by police officers in cities and by sheriffs.
19Marshals may exercise these powers throughout the State. No
20marshal has peace officer status or may exercise police powers
21unless: (i) he or she successfully completes the basic police
22training course mandated and approved by the Illinois Law
23Enforcement Training Standards Board; or (ii) the Illinois Law



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1Enforcement Training Standards Board waives the training
2requirement by reason of the marshal's prior law enforcement
3experience or training or both.
4    (c) The office of marshal for the Supreme Court may also
5employ court security officers to be responsible for
6maintaining the security of any courthouse or courtroom
7occupied by the Supreme or Appellate Court of this State. A
8court security officer has the authority to arrest in the same
9manner as authorized by similarly certified officers of a
10county sheriff. However, the arrest powers of the court
11security officer are limited to the performance of the
12official duties of the court security officer. A court
13security officer who is trained and qualified as permitted by
14law may carry a weapon at his or her place of employment and to
15and from his or her place of employment. No court security
16officer authorized under this Section may exercise arrest
17powers or carry a firearm unless: (i) he or she successfully
18completes the basic court security officer training course
19mandated and approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
20Standards Board; or (ii) the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
21Standards Board waives the training requirement by reason of
22the individual's prior experience or training or both.
23(Source: P.A. 100-151, eff. 8-18-17.)
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25becoming law.