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 Bill Status of HB5700  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  LIMITS ON PRIVATE MILITARY CO

House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos - Naomi D. Jakobsson, Sara Feigenholtz and Barbara Flynn Currie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Limitations on Private Military Contractors Act. Provides that no State funds shall be used to contract with or purchase services from any private military contractor or related security or law enforcement training entity for training of law enforcement officers or security guards; no military weapons or explosives may be used by private military contractors or related security or law enforcement training operations, except on secured U.S. military bases, other established government-regulated facilities, or government-related facilities designed for that purpose; and, in the event of any natural disaster, civil disorder, labor dispute, or terrorist attack, no personnel trained by any private military contractor shall be used, employed, or contracted with to patrol, guard, control, contain, or arrest any Illinois resident or citizen nor to provide any type of security services of any kind during such emergencies. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2008HouseAssigned to Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness Committee
  3/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/13/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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