Bill Status of HB5014 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ATTORNEY GENERAL-DOC
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Attorney General Act. Provides that the Attorney General shall investigate criminal misconduct and civil rights violations committed against persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections committed by an employee of the Department of Corrections if the State's Attorney of the county where the penal institution that has the custody of the incarcerated person is located fails to investigate, prosecute, or bring an action concerning the allegations and the Attorney General believes that there is probable cause to bring a civil rights action or criminal prosecution against the employee of the Department of Corrections and to prosecute or bring that action in the circuit court. Provides that the Attorney General shall not investigate the criminal misconduct or civil rights violation if the statute of limitations has expired for that action or prosecution.