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    (50 ILCS 720/1) (from Ch. 85, par. 561)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Intergovernmental Law Enforcement Officer's In‑Service Training Act".
(Source: P.A. 82‑674.)

    (50 ILCS 720/2)(from Ch. 85, par. 562)
    Sec. 2. Definitions.
    "Board" means the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board created by the Illinois Police Training Act.
    "Director" means the Executive Director of the Board.
    "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Board.
    "Appointed Member" means a member of the Board appointed by the Governor pursuant to the Illinois Police Training Act and designated by the Director to serve on an Advisory Board.
    "Mobile Team In‑Service Training Unit" or "Mobile Team" means an organization formed by a combination of units of local government and the Board and established under this Act to deliver in‑service training at scheduled times and selected sites within a geographic region to (i) local and State law enforcement officers (whether employed on a full‑time or part‑time basis) and (ii) retired law enforcement officers qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon.
    "Advisory Board" means a Board composed of a representative number of county board members, mayors, chiefs of police, and sheriffs of participating units of local government, and the Director, Chairman or appointed member of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board. The composition and number of each Advisory Board will be determined by the participants. Members of the Advisory Board shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out their duties.
    "Unit of local government" means a unit of local government as defined in Article VII, Section 1 of the Illinois Constitution of 1970 and includes both home rule units and units which are not home rule units.
(Source: P.A. 94‑103, eff. 7‑1‑05.)

    (50 ILCS 720/3)(from Ch. 85, par. 563)
    Sec. 3. Powers and Duties.
    (a) Powers and Duties of the Advisory Board.
        (1) To incorporate as a general not‑for‑profit
     corporation or other appropriate structure under Illinois law.
        (2) To adopt By‑Laws and Operating Procedures.
        (3) To designate a Financial Officer who is an
     elected local government official.
        (4) To employ a coordinator and to approve the
     employment of such other full or part‑time staff as may be required.
        (5) To develop and approve the total budget for the
     Mobile Team annually.
        (6) To determine equitable formulae for providing
     the local share of cost of the Mobile Team, and to assure receipt of such funds from participating units of local government.
        (7) To oversee the development of training programs,
     the delivery of training, and the proper expenditure of funds.
        (8) To carry out such other actions or activities
     appropriate to the operation of the Mobile Team including but not limited to contracting for services and supplies, and purchase of furniture, fixtures, equipment and supplies.
        (9) To exercise all other powers and duties as are
     reasonable to fulfill its functions in furtherance of the purposes of this Act.
    (b) Powers and Duties of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
        (1) To act as the State agency participant on each
     Mobile Team Advisory Board.
        (2) To act as the State agency to coordinate the
     actions of Mobile Teams established in the State.
        (3) To determine that the Mobile Team meets the
     criteria for the receipt of funds from the State in accordance with Section 4 of this Act.
        (4) To budget for and authorize quarterly
     disbursement of State funds up to 50% of the total approved budget of the eligible Mobile Team.
        (5) To establish such reasonable rules and
     regulations as the Director deems necessary to carry out the duties described in this Act, including those relating to the annual certification of retired law enforcement officers qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon.
    (c) Powers and Duties of the Coordinator of an Advisory Board.
        (1) To manage and coordinate the ongoing operations
     of the Mobile Team.
        (2) To employ and supervise additional authorized
     full or part‑time staff.
        (3) To arrange for qualified instructors from among
     the employees of State, local or federal Departments or agencies wherever practical and to obtain other instructional services as required.
(Source: P.A. 94‑103, eff. 7‑1‑05.)

    (50 ILCS 720/4)(from Ch. 85, par. 564)
    Sec. 4. State Funding‑Minimum Criteria. A Mobile Team In‑Service Training Unit which meets the minimum criteria established in this Section is eligible to receive State funds to help defray the costs of operation. To be eligible a Mobile Team must:
    (1) Be established and operating pursuant to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Section Article VII, Section 10, of the Illinois Constitution of 1970 and must involve two or more units of local government including at least one county and the Board.
    (2) Establish an Advisory Board composed of elected local officials and chief law enforcement officers from participating units of local government and the Director, Chairman or appointed member of the Board to oversee the operations of the Mobile Team and make such reports to the Board as the Board may require.
    (3) Designate an elected local official to act as the financial officer of the Mobile Team for all participating units of government, and to receive and expend funds for the operation of the Mobile Team.
    (4) Limit its operations to in‑service training of law enforcement personnel employed by the State, by units of local government or by the Federal government or their agencies and departments in the administration of justice or retired law enforcement officers qualified under federal law to carry a concealed weapon.
    (5) Cooperate with the Board in order to assure compliance with this Act and to enable the Board to fulfill its duties under this Act, and to supply the Board with such information as the Board deems necessary therefor.
    (6) Receive funding of up to 50% of the total approved budget of the Mobile Team from the participating units of local government.
(Source: P.A. 94‑103, eff. 7‑1‑05.)

    (50 ILCS 720/5) (from Ch. 85, par. 565)
    Sec. 5. Determination of eligibility ‑ Amount. The Board shall monitor the operation of all Mobile Teams and determine their eligibility to receive State funds under this Act. From monies appropriated annually by the General Assembly for this purpose, the Director shall determine and certify to the Comptroller the amount of funds to be disbursed to each designated Mobile Team financial officer. The amount of the State funds which a Mobile Team receives hereunder shall equal up to 50% of the total approved budget of that Mobile Team.
(Source: P.A. 82‑674.)

    (50 ILCS 720/6) (from Ch. 85, par. 566)
    Sec. 6. The Director shall report annually, no later than February 1st, to the Governor and the General Assembly on the operations of the Mobile Teams. The report will also include a breakdown of the appropriation for the current fiscal year and the budget for the next fiscal year indicating the amount each Mobile Team received and will receive in the next year.
(Source: P.A. 82‑674.)