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 Bill Status of HB0909  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Tony McCombie - Natalie A. Manley - Fred Crespo - Jonathan Carroll, Kelly M. Burke, Katie Stuart, Michelle Mussman, Monica Bristow, John Connor, Keith P. Sommer, Margo McDermed, Mark Batinick and Frances Ann Hurley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Rachelle Crowe - Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0236

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
55 ILCS 80/2.5
55 ILCS 80/4.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, an electronic recording, or a transcription of an interview or electronic recording is confidential and exempt from public inspection and copying and may only be viewed by a court, attorneys, investigators, or experts for the purpose of judicial and administrative hearings and shall not be disseminated except pursuant to a court's protective order. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to limit or prohibit electronically recorded forensic interviewing in accordance with provisions concerning surveillance and investigations in the Criminal Code of 2012 and Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Adds a definition and modifies a definition. Amends the Freedom of Information Act making conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2020.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Defines a "forensic interview transcription" as a verbatim transcript of a forensic interview for the purpose of translating the interview into another language. Makes a conforming change.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  1/28/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/28/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2019HouseAssigned to Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
  2/13/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/19/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Adoption & Child Welfare Committee; 013-000-000
  2/19/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/20/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  2/25/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  2/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  2/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  2/28/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/28/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/6/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/6/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/7/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/20/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/20/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/20/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/20/2019SenateFirst Reading
  3/20/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/27/2019SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/27/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  4/24/2019SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/2/2019SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  5/2/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2019
  5/9/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2019
  5/24/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/24/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019HouseEffective Date January 1, 2020
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0236

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