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Title:Firearms Restraining Order Act, Commission on Implementing the
Meeting Information:

​The Commission shall meet, either virtually or in person, to discuss the implementation of the Firearms Restraining Order Act as determined by the Commission while the strategies are being established.

Function:The Commission shall develop a model policy with an overall framework for the timely relinquishment of firearms whenever a firearms restraining order is issued. The model policy shall be finalized within the first 4 months of convening. In formulating the model policy, the Commission shall consult counties in Illinois and other states with extreme risk protection order laws which have achieved a high rate of petition filings. Once approved, the Illinois State Police shall work with their local law enforcement agencies within their county to design a comprehensive strategy for the timely relinquishment of firearms, using the model policy as an overall framework. Each individual agency may make small modifications as needed to the model policy and must approve and adopt a policy that aligns with the model policy. The Illinois State Police shall convene local police chiefs and sheriffs within their county as needed to discuss the relinquishment of firearms.
Term:3 year terms
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None.
Composition:The Commission shall be appointed by the Director of the Illinois State Police or his or her designee and shall include a liaison or representative nominated from the following: (1) the Office of the Attorney General, appointed by the Attorney General; (2) the Director of the Illinois State Police or his or her designee; (3) at least 3 State's Attorneys, nominated by the Director of the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor; (4) at least 2 municipal police department representatives, nominated by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police; (5) an Illinois sheriff, nominated by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association; (6) the Director of Public Health or his or her designee; (7) the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, nominated by the Executive Director of the Board; (8) a representative from a public defender's office, nominated by the State Appellate Defender; (9) a circuit court judge, nominated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; (10) a prosecutor with experience managing or directing a program in another state where the implementation of that state's extreme risk protection order law has achieved high rates of petition filings nominated by the National District Attorneys Association; and (11) an expert from law enforcement who has experience managing or directing a program in another state where the implementation of that state's extreme risk protection order law has achieved high rates of petition filings nominated by the Director of the Illinois State Police.
Chair: Director of the Illinois State Police, or his/her designee.
Authority:20 ILCS 2605/2605-51

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney GeneralMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceDirector of the Illinois State Police; his or her designeeMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceState's Attorney, nominated by the Director of the Office of the State's Attorney Appellate ProsecutorMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceState's Attorney, nominated by the Director of the Office of the State's Attorney Appellate ProsecutorMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceState's Attorney, nominated by the Director of the Office of the State's Attorney Appellate ProsecutorMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceMunicipal police department representative, nominated by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of PoliceMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceMunicipal police department representative, nominated by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of PoliceMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceIllinois Sheriff, nominated by the Illinois Sheriffs' AssociationMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceDirector of Public Health; his or her designee
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceIllinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, nominated by the Executive Director of the BoardMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceRepresentative from a public defender's office, nominated by the State Appellate DefenderMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceCircuit Court Judge, nominated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme CourtMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceProsecutor with experience managing or directing a program in another state where the implementation of that state's extreme risk protection order law has achieved high rates of petition filings nominated by the National District Attorneys AssociationMember
VACANTDirector of the Illinois State PoliceExpert from law enforcement who has experience managing or directing a program in another state where the implementation of that state's extreme risk protection order law has achieved high rates of petition filingsMember
VACANTDirector on Aging; his or her designeeMember