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 Bill Status of SB2809  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  CD CORR-1ST DEG MUR-SHAKEN BAB

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy - Jason Plummer, Neil Anderson, Donald P. DeWitte, John F. Curran and Seth Lewis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the court shall sentence the defendant to a term of natural life imprisonment for first degree murder if the defendant, at the time of the commission of the murder, had attained the age of 18, and is found guilty of the first degree murder of a child under the age of 5 who is determined by the court, upon testimony of a physician, to have died from abusive head trauma caused by the defendant. Provides that "abusive head trauma" includes shaken baby syndrome. Defines "abusive head trauma" and shaken baby syndrome".

DateChamber Action
  1/17/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  1/17/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/17/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/29/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/5/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  2/6/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  2/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Seth Lewis
  2/20/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  2/28/2024SenateAssigned to Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  3/7/2024SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  4/5/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2024
  4/12/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
  4/19/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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