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 Bill Status of HB0179  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-HEINOUS BAT UNBORN

House Sponsors
Rep. David Reis - Daniel V. Beiser - John E. Bradley - Careen M Gordon, Elga L. Jefferies, Patricia R. Bellock, William B. Black, James H. Meyer, Donald L. Moffitt, Bill Mitchell, Dan Brady, Ron Stephens, Renée Kosel, Patricia Reid Lindner, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Mike Bost, Timothy L. Schmitz, Roger L. Eddy, Jim Watson and Jim Sacia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dale A. Righter - John O. Jones)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-3.1-1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of heinous battery of an unborn child. Defines the offense as intentionally or knowingly without medical legal justification extracting by cutting, severing, mutilating, or otherwise causing by force the unnatural expulsion of an independently viable fetus from the uterus of another living human being. Provides that the penalty is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more than 45 years. Exempts from this offense acts that cause bodily harm to an unborn child if those acts were committed during any abortion to which the pregnant woman has consented and acts that were committed pursuant to usual and customary standards of medical practice during diagnostic testing or therapeutic treatment.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/12-3.1-1 new
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/12-4.4from Ch. 38, par. 12-4.4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Increases the penalty for aggravated battery of an unborn child from a Class 2 felony to a Class X felony for which the person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more than 45 years.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/3/2007HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. David Reis
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/31/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/22/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/20/2007HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/22/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/22/2007HouseRecommends Do Pass as Amended Subcommittee/ Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 005-000-000
  3/22/2007HouseRemains in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/22/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 013-000-000
  3/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  3/22/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elga L. Jefferies
  3/27/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  3/28/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-002-000
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  3/28/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  3/29/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/29/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/29/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/29/2007SenateFirst Reading
  3/29/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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