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 Bill Status of HB1961  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Raymond Poe - Paul D. Froehlich

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1310/3from Ch. 40, par. 2403
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.5from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.5
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.6from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Domestic Violence Shelters Act. Provides that, in allotting moneys to domestic violence shelters or programs from the Domestic Violence Shelter and Service Fund, the Department must give priority to those shelters or programs that are located in the counties in which the fines were collected under Sections 5-9-1.5 and 5-9-1.6 of the Unified Code of Corrections. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Increases, by $50, the amount of the fines for domestic violence and domestic battery. Requires the additional amounts be deposited into the Domestic Violence Shelter and Service Fund.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Raymond Poe
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/28/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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