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 Bill Status of HB1901  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COOK COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-21from Ch. 46, par. 2A-21
10 ILCS 5/7-10from Ch. 46, par. 7-10
10 ILCS 5/7-34from Ch. 46, par. 7-34
55 ILCS 5/3-9014 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State's Attorney Division of the Counties Code. Provides that, beginning on December 1, 2024, the Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County will include 5 elected Deputy State's Attorneys and one elected, at large, State's Attorney. Provides that each Deputy State's Attorney will represent a district, consisting of 3 Cook County judicial subcircuit districts, and have all powers and duties of the State's Attorney within that district, except that the State's Attorney will retain powers relating to: (i) the defense of Cook County; (ii) internal operations; (iii) performing the duties of a vacant office of a Deputy State's Attorney; and (iv) arbitration of disputes between Deputy State's Attorneys and approval of shared operations between the two or more jurisdictions. Contains other provisions about the election of Deputy State's Attorneys and vacancies in the office of a Deputy State's Attorney. Limits home rule powers. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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