SB2640 – c-5 update

(625 ILCS 5/2-116) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-116)
7 Sec. 2-116. Secretary of State Department of Police.
8 (a) The Secretary of State and the officers, inspectors,
9 and investigators appointed by him shall cooperate with the
10 State Police and the sheriffs and police in enforcing the laws
11 regulating the operation of vehicles and the use of the
12 highways.
13 (b) The Secretary of State may provide training and
14 education for members of his office in traffic regulation, the
15 promotion of traffic safety and the enforcement of laws vested
16 in the Secretary of State for administration and enforcement
17 regulating the operation of vehicles and the use of the
18 highways.
19 (c) The Secretary of State may provide distinctive uniforms
20 and badges for officers, inspectors and investigators employed
21 in the administration of laws relating to the operation of
22 vehicles and the use of the highways and vesting the
23 administration and enforcement of such laws in the Secretary of
24 State.

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1 (c-5) The Director of the Secretary of State Department of
2 Police shall establish a program to allow a Secretary of State
3 Police officer, inspector, or investigator who is honorably
4 retiring in good standing to purchase either one or both of the
5 following: (1) any Secretary of State Department of Police
6 badge previously issued to that officer, inspector, or
7 investigator; or (2) if the officer, inspector, or investigator
8 has a currently valid Firearm Owner’s Identification Card, the
9 service firearm issued or previously issued to the officer,
10 inspector, or investigator by the Secretary of State Department
11 of Police. The cost of the firearm shall be the replacement
12 value of the firearm and not the firearm’s fair market value.
13 (d) The Secretary of State Department of Police is
14 authorized to:
15 (1) investigate the origins, activities, persons, and
16 incidents of crime and the ways and means, if any, to
17 redress the victims of crimes, and study the impact, if
18 any, of legislation relative to the criminal laws of this
19 State related thereto and conduct any other investigations
20 as may be provided by law;
21 (2) employ skilled experts, technicians,
22 investigators, special agents, or otherwise specially
23 qualified persons to aid in preventing or detecting crime,
24 apprehending criminals, or preparing and presenting
25 evidence of violations of the criminal laws of the State;
26 (3) cooperate with the police of cities, villages, and

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1 incorporated towns, and with the police officers of any
2 county, in enforcing the laws of the State and in making
3 arrests;
4 (4) provide, as may be required by law, assistance to
5 local law enforcement agencies through training,
6 management, and consultant services for local law
7 enforcement agencies, pertaining to law enforcement
8 activities;
9 (5) exercise the rights, powers, and duties which have
10 been vested in it by the Secretary of State Act and this
11 Code; and
12 (6) enforce and administer any other laws in relation
13 to law enforcement as may be vested in the Secretary of
14 State Department of Police.
15 Persons within the Secretary of State Department of Police
16 who exercise these powers are conservators of the peace and
17 have all the powers possessed by policemen in municipalities
18 and sheriffs, and may exercise these powers anywhere in the
19 State in cooperation with local law enforcement officials.
20 These persons may use false or fictitious names in the
21 performance of their duties under this Section, upon approval
22 of the Director of Police-Secretary of State, and shall not be
23 subject to prosecution under the criminal laws for that use.
24 (e) The Secretary of State Department of Police may charge,
25 collect, and receive fees or moneys equivalent to the cost of
26 providing its personnel, equipment, and services to

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1 governmental agencies when explicitly requested by a
2 governmental agency and according to an intergovernmental
3 agreement or memorandums of understanding as provided by this
4 Section, including but not limited to fees or moneys equivalent
5 to the cost of providing training to other governmental
6 agencies on terms and conditions that in the judgment of the
7 Director of Police-Secretary of State are in the best interest
8 of the Secretary of State. All fees received by the Secretary
9 of State Police Department under this Act shall be deposited in
10 a special fund in the State Treasury to be known as the
11 Secretary of State Police Services Fund. The money deposited in
12 the Secretary of State Police Services Fund shall be
13 appropriated to the Secretary of State Department of Police as
14 provided for in subsection (g).
15 (f) The Secretary of State Department of Police may apply
16 for grants or contracts and receive, expend, allocate, or
17 disburse moneys made available by public or private entities,
18 including, but not limited to, contracts, bequests, grants, or
19 receiving equipment from corporations, foundations, or public
20 or private institutions of higher learning.
21 (g) The Secretary of State Police Services Fund is hereby
22 created as a special fund in the State Treasury. All moneys
23 received under this Section by the Secretary of State
24 Department of Police shall be deposited into the Secretary of
25 State Police Services Fund to be appropriated to the Secretary
26 of State Department of Police for purposes as indicated by the

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1 grantor or contractor or, in the case of moneys bequeathed or
2 granted for no specific purpose, for any purpose as deemed
3 appropriate by the Director of Police-Secretary of State in
4 administering the responsibilities of the Secretary of State
5 Department of Police.
6 (Source: P.A. 92-501, eff. 12-19-01.)

7 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8 becoming law.

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