SAFE-T Act Resource Center

Statements and information the "SAFE-T Act" -- the original law, two trailer bills, and ongoing discussion

Updated September 16, 2022

Note: There have been no changes in the SAFE-T Act since January 2022, when Trailer Bill 2 passed. Trailer Bill 1 passed in May 2021 after the original SAFE-T Act passed in January 2021. ILACP is working on language for additional changes, which could be combined in a Trailer Bill 3 or addressed individually.

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  • 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.

MEDIA - SELECTION OF STORIES

See this list of more than a dozen stories in which ILACP is quoted, February-March 2021

HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS OR MORE RESOURCES TO SUGGEST?

Contact ILACP Executive Director Ed Wojcicki at [email protected]