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 Bill Status of HB2905  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-CLOUDING TITLE

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Emanuel Chris Welch - Lou Lang - Cynthia Soto, Camille Y. Lilly, Al Riley, Esther Golar and Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0098

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/32-13


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalty for unlawful clouding of title from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony for a first offense, a Class 3 felony for a second offense, a Class 2 felony for a third offense, a Class 1 felony for a fourth offense, and a Class X felony for a fifth or subsequent offense.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalty for unlawful clouding of title from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that unlawful clouding of title is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense if the cloud on the title has a value that does not exceed $10,000. Provides that unlawful clouding of title is a Class 4 felony if the cloud on the title has a value that exceeds $10,000, or for a second or subsequent offense.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2013HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/6/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/6/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Counties & Townships Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/14/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 005-000-000
  3/14/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/15/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/8/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/9/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 068-042-000
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/9/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/10/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 11, 2013
  4/22/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/23/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/1/2013SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  5/8/2013SenateReported Back To Criminal Law; 003-000-000
  5/8/2013SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/14/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2013
  5/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  5/23/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  5/23/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/23/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/23/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/23/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/27/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/27/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  5/28/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/28/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 073-044-000
  5/28/2013HouseHouse Concurs
  5/28/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  7/19/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  7/19/2013HouseEffective Date January 1, 2014
  7/19/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0098

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