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 Bill Status of HB4598  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/3-4000.1from Ch. 34, par. 3-4000.1
55 ILCS 5/3-4004from Ch. 34, par. 3-4004
55 ILCS 5/3-4004.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2021, upon the expiration of each Public Defender's term of office in a county with under 1,000,000 population, the chairperson of the county board or the executive of a county board of commissioners shall, after receiving a recommendation or recommendations provided by an independent citizen's advisory council, appoint the Public Defender with the advice and consent of the county board. Provides for citizen advisory council membership and appointment requirements. Excludes appointments of the same Public Defender in adjoining counties. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/5/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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