Many of the provisions in House Bill 3653 started in House Bill 163, as it was amended during the 2021 lame duck session of the Illinois 101st General Assembly. These amendments were added to House Bill 3653 by a Senate amendment on January 13, 2021 while the bill was in that chamber.

Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C., counsel for the United Counties Council of Illinois (UCCI) in coordination with O’Halloran Kosoff Geitner & Cook L.L.C., counsel for the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust (ICRMT), have prepared a summary of HB 3653. Please review the summary by clicking here.

We continue to closely monitor this legislation and the anticipated follow-up legislation and have been in contact with the Illinois Sheriff’s Association and have reached out to the Illinois State’s Attorney Association to ensure a coordinated response to any future developments. If you have any questions, please reach out to your risk management consultant.