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 Bill Status of HB5021  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PAROLE-GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-3-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-1
730 ILCS 5/3-3-2from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-2
730 ILCS 5/3-3-9from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-9
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-20
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-25
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-30
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-120 new
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board shall create a process by which an incarcerated individual may submit an application to be declared a survivor of gender-based violence. Provides that an application to be declared a survivor of gender-based violence may be filed with the Prisoner Review Board. Provides that application materials shall be maintained on the Prisoner Review Board's website and maintained in a clearly visible place within the law library and the infirmary of every correctional institution or facility operated by the Department of Corrections. Provides that within 90 days after the receipt of the application, the Prisoner Review Board shall conduct a hearing if a hearing is requested and render a decision granting or denying the application. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board shall create an enumerated list of factors for determination of the applicant's qualification as a survivor of gender-based violence. Provides that these factors shall be made publicly available. Provides that petitions to be declared a survivor of gender-based violence shall be considered by 3-member panels, and decisions shall be made by simple majority vote of the panel. Provides that applicants receiving a declaration shall be eligible for parole consideration by the Prisoner Review Board. Provides that the hearings shall be conducted in accordance with the Open Parole Hearings Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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