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 Bill Status of HB3887  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  CD CORR-DEPT OMBUDSMAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/31-10 new
730 ILCS 5/Art. Ch. III Art. 2.1 heading new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-1 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-5 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-10 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-15 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-20 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-25 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-30 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-35 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.1-40 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections Ombudsman Bureau is established as a separate bureau within the Department of Corrections. Provides that the Governor shall appoint a Director of the Bureau within 30 days of the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that the Ombudsman may receive, investigate, and attempt to resolve complaints that the Department: (1) violated a specific law, rule, or Department written policy; or (2) endangered the health or safety or any person. Provides that if the Ombudsman discovers evidence that the Ombudsman reasonably believes constitutes the commission of a crime, the Ombudsman immediately shall, if the Ombudsman considers it appropriate, inform the Director of the Department, who shall conduct an investigation. Provides that an Ombudsman shall be given: (1) appropriate access to the records of an offender who files a complaint; and immediate access to any correctional facility administered or supervised by the Department. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of obstruction of the Ombudsman. This offense is a Class A misdemeanor. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/23/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 012-007-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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