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 Bill Status of SB2488  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Larry K. Bomke - Linda Holmes - Pamela J. Althoff and Michael Noland

House Sponsors
(Rep. Rich Brauer, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Linda Chapa LaVia and Jerry L. Mitchell)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1109

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-2from Ch. 38, par. 12-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that aggravated assault of a peace officer, community policing volunteer, private security officer, fireman, employee of a police or sheriff's department, or person who is employed by a municipality and whose duties include traffic control is also a Class 4 felony (rather than a Class A misdemeanor) when a knife with a blade of at least 3 inches in length, dagger, dirk, switchblade knife, stiletto, axe, hatchet, bludgeon, black-jack, slungshot, sand-bag, sand-club, metal knuckles, billy, or other dangerous weapon of like character is used in the commission of the assault.

DateChamber Action
  10/22/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  10/22/2009SenateFirst Reading
  10/22/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/4/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/10/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/10/2010SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  2/17/2010SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  2/17/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 18, 2010
  2/18/2010SenateSecond Reading
  2/18/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 23, 2010
  2/23/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/9/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/10/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/15/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  3/15/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/16/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/16/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  4/15/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  4/15/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-002-000
  4/21/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/20/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/19/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/19/2010SenateEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/19/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1109

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