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 Bill Status of HB5588  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FAILURE TO APPEAR-NOTICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith - Mary E. Flowers

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-115from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-115
625 ILCS 5/6-308
730 ILCS 5/5-9-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes provision that the Secretary of State may decline to process a renewal of a driver's license of any person who has not paid any fee or tax due under the Code and is not paid upon reasonable notice and demand. Provides that whenever a person fails to appear in court and the court continues the case, the clerk of the court shall also send notice of the continued court date to the person's email address and shall send a text message to the person's last known cellular telephone number. Provides that if the person does not have a cellular telephone number, the clerk of the court shall telephone the person regarding the continued court date at the person's last known non-cellular telephone number. Deletes provisions that if the person does not appear in court on or before the continued court date or satisfy the court that the person's appearance in and surrender to the court is impossible for no fault of the person, the court shall enter an order of failure to appear. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provisions that an offender who defaults in the payment of a fine or any installment of that fine may be held in contempt and imprisoned for nonpayment and that the court may issue a summons for his or her appearance or a warrant of arrest. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  1/31/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/18/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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