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 Bill Status of HB5591  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM ID-EXPUNGE&SEAL-RELATIVE

House Sponsors
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. and La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2630/5.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act concerning expungement, sealing, and immediate sealing of arrest and court records. Provides that "petitioner" includes an attorney of a person who has petitioned for expungement or sealing under this provision or a person who has a power of attorney from a person entitled to petition for expungement or sealing under this provision, or a close relative of a deceased person who if he or she were alive would be entitled to petition for expungement or sealing under this provision. Defines "close relative of a deceased person" as the grandparent, parent, spouse, or adult brother, sister, or child of a deceased person. Provides that a close relative of a deceased person who, if not deceased, would be entitled to expungement, sealing, or immediate sealing of the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest and court records, may file on behalf of the deceased person, a petition for expungement or sealing under this provision. Provides that if the court finds that the deceased person would be entitled to expungement or sealing of any record of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest and court records that are the subject of the petition, the court shall enter an order directing expungement, sealing, or immediate sealing of those records.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

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