Bill Status of HB5748 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: VICTIM RIGHTS-NOTICE-REPORTS
Rep. Kambium Buckner
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. In provisions concerning the rights of crime victims, specifies that timely notification of all court proceedings requires notification at least 7 days prior to any court proceeding. Amends the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act. In provisions concerning reports by law enforcement officers, prohibits a law enforcement officer from discouraging or attempting to discourage a victim from filing a police report concerning sexual assault or sexual abuse. Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Prohibits a law enforcement officer from discouraging or attempting to discourage a victim from filing a police report concerning an incident of abuse. Prohibits a law enforcement officer from refusing to complete a required written report on any ground.