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 Bill Status of SB2942  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM PRO-TESTIMONY -VICTIMS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sally J. Turner - Jil Tracy - Steve McClure, Win Stoller, Jason A. Barickman, Terri Bryant, John F. Curran, Scott M. Bennett, Dan McConchie, Rachelle Crowe and Dale Fowler

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Dan Brady - Camille Y. Lilly - Chris Bos - Lindsey LaPointe, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Michelle Mussman, Dave Severin, Deanne M. Mazzochi, Robyn Gabel and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2022SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/115-11from Ch. 38, par. 115-11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in a prosecution for a criminal offense defined in the Sex Offense Article of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 or for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual abuse, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse when the alleged victim of the offense was under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, the court may exclude from the proceedings while the victim is testifying, regardless of the alleged victim's age at the time of the victim's courtroom testimony, all persons, who, in the opinion of the court, do not have a direct interest in the case, except the media. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that for the purposes of excluding disinterested parties, the court shall enter its finding that parties are disinterested and the basis for that finding into the record.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that when the court publishes to the trier of fact videos, photographs, or any depiction of a minor under 18 years of age engaged in a sex act, the court may exclude from the proceedings all persons, who in the opinion of the court, do not have a direct interest in the case, except the media.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/19/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sally J. Turner
  10/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  10/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/5/2022SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/7/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Sally J. Turner
  2/7/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/8/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  2/8/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/9/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  2/9/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 10, 2022
  2/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Win Stoller
  2/10/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/10/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 15, 2022
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  2/15/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve McClure
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/16/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
  2/16/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/17/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/17/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/17/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  2/22/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  2/25/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/22/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  3/22/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/22/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/24/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 019-000-000
  3/24/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/25/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2022HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/29/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/30/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/30/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  4/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Withdrawn by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/1/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  4/1/2022SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 3
  4/1/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 3 - April 4, 2022
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Sally J. Turner
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Criminal Law
  4/5/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateSenate Concurs
  4/8/2022SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/6/2022SenateSent to the Governor

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