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 Bill Status of HB4339  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM PRO-SEXUAL ABUSE VICTIMS

House Sponsors
Rep. John Connor - Katie Stuart - Natalie A. Manley - Frances Ann Hurley - Litesa E. Wallace, Terri Bryant, John M. Cabello and Rita Mayfield

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Patricia Van Pelt )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/115-7.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in a proceeding for the prosecution of an offense of criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the court, on a motion by the prosecuting attorney, may order that the defendant question the victim through a court-appointed attorney when the defendant has waived his or her right to counsel and is representing himself or herself pro se, when the victim's testimony will describe an act or attempted act of sexual conduct, and the court finds that requiring the victim to be questioned directly by the defendant will cause the victim to suffer serious emotional or mental distress. Provides that the defendant shall be allowed to communicate with the court-appointed attorney.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John Connor
  1/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/9/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 24, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/11/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/25/2018SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/25/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 28, 2018
  5/25/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/29/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/29/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/29/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  5/31/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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