102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Green Alert Program Act. Provides that each law
enforcement agency shall implement a Green Alert Program for missing
members of the Armed Forces. Provides that each law enforcement agency may
adopt necessary rules to implement the Green Alert Program. Requires each
law enforcement agency to adopt specified rules. Requires the Illinois
State Police to adopt rules to assist investigating law enforcement
agencies during their investigations as a resource for the receipt,
analysis, and dissemination of information to those agencies that have a
need and right to know about a missing member of the Armed Forces. Requires
the Department of Transportation to adopt rules for the display on its
variable message signs of appropriate information that may assist in the
safe return of a missing member of the Armed Forces, consistent with
applicable State and federal requirements. Provides that if an
investigating law enforcement agency receives notice that an individual is
a missing member of the Armed Forces, the agency shall solicit information
from the family or legal guardian of the missing member of the Armed Forces
to provide information regarding the physical or mental condition of the
missing member of the Armed Forces. Requires the investigating law
enforcement agency to notify the Illinois State Police of the missing
member of the Armed Forces. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall
make all the necessary notifications and assist the investigating law
enforcement agency. Contains provisions regarding the cancellation of a
Green Alert. Contains other provisions.
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AN ACT concerning veterans.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Alert Program Act.
In this Act:
"ACIM Alert Program" or "ACIM" means "A Child is Missing
Alert Program", a national rapid-response communication
network that offers free assistance to law enforcement
agencies to aid in the recovery, identity, or apprehension of
missing persons through the use of immediate public
notification and dissemination of information via telephone in
a targeted community.
"Green Alert Program" or "Green Alert" means the
procedures used to aid in the identification of a missing
member of the Armed Forces.
"Investigating law enforcement agency" means the law
enforcement agency that has primary jurisdiction in the area
in which a complaint regarding a missing member of the Armed
Forces is filed.
"Missing member of the Armed Forces" means an individual
who meets all of the following:
(1) The individual's location is unknown.