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 Bill Status of HB0643  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ATT'Y GEN-POLICE USE OF FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield

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

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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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