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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Law Enforcement and Fire Fighting Medal of
5Honor Act is amended by changing Section 2001 as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 3985/2001)  (from Ch. 127, par. 3852-1)
7    Sec. 2001. There is created the Law Enforcement Medal of
8Honor Committee, referred to in this Article as the Committee.
9The Committee shall consist of the Director of the Illinois
10State Police, who shall serve as chair, the Superintendent of
11the Chicago Police Department, the Executive Director of the
12Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, and the
13following persons appointed by the Governor: a sheriff, a
14chief of police from other than Chicago, a representative of a
15statewide law enforcement officer organization and a retired
16Illinois law enforcement officer. Of the appointed members,
17the sheriff and police chief shall each serve a 2-year term and
18the organization representative and retired officer shall each
19serve a one-year term. The Governor shall appoint initial
20members within 3 months of the effective date of this Act.
21Notwithstanding any provision in this Section to the contrary,
22the term of office of each Committee member is abolished on
23October 1, 2023. The terms of the Committee members appointed



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1on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
2103rd General Assembly shall be as follows: one of the members
3shall be appointed for a term of one year, one member shall be
4appointed for a term of 2 years, and 2 members shall be
5appointed for terms of 3 years. Thereafter, the Committee
6members shall hold office for 4 years. The Governor shall
7appoint these members within 3 months of the effective date of
8this amendatory Act of the 103rd General Assembly.
9    Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation
10but shall be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred in the
11performance of their duties from funds appropriated to the
12Office of the Governor for such purpose. The Illinois State
13Police shall provide administrative support to the Committee.
14(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)