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 Bill Status of HB5800  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield - Daniel Didech - Mary E. Flowers, Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Bob Morgan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 205/4from Ch. 14, par. 4
15 ILCS 205/10 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Attorney General Act. Provides that if an incident occurs between a police officer, or multiple police officers, and another person in which an apparent excessive amount of force was used and death occurred from that use of force, the matter shall be investigated by the Office of the Attorney General, in place of and instead of an investigation by the State's Attorney of the jurisdiction where the incident occurred. Provides that if, at the conclusion of the investigation, the Attorney General determines that the use of force by a peace officer comprised a criminal act, the Attorney General shall bring appropriate charges and prosecute the case on behalf of the people of the State. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  6/10/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  6/17/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  8/31/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  9/11/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  10/27/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  11/10/2020HouseFirst Reading
  11/10/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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