2021 Police "Reform Bill" Resource Center

Statements and information on House Bill 3653, the "Safety Act"

Updated February 25, 2021

  • Illinois Chiefs' Fact Sheet 1. January 26, 2021. 
    Click here for Fact Sheet 1.
    This provides an overview of our concerns and our next steps.

  • Kane County State's Attorney expresses specific concerns to state senators and reps (January 22, 2021). This is a good read and explains some of the issues very well. Shared with permission of State's Attorney Jamie L. Mosser. 
    Click here.
  • Detailed analysis of HB 3653 by Odelson, Sterk, Murphey, Frazier and McGrath, Ltd. 
    Click here.
     
    This PDF file from Odelson, Sterk, Murphey, Frazier and McGrath, based in Evergreen Park, Illinois, is 17 pages and provides a good explanation of the bill, with page numbers of the bill for easy reference. It is shared here with permission of attorney Michael Stillman in that law firm. Caveat: Everyone's analysis of the bill is being updated continuously.

  • Initial analysis by Illinois Municipal League (January 13, 2021).
    Click here.

  • Initial statement by ILACP President James R. Black (January 13, 2021).
    Click here.

  • HB 3653 as passed by the General Assembly on January 13, 2021.
    Click here.

    Roll call vote of HB 3653. Who voted for it and against it? January 13, 2021.
    Click here.

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