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 Bill Status of HB5966  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIME VICTIMS IMPACT STATEMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Chapin Rose

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dale A. Righter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 120/6from Ch. 38, par. 1406


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that in any case where a defendant has been convicted of a violent crime or a juvenile has been adjudicated a delinquent for a violent crime and a victim of the violent crime or the victim's spouse, guardian, parent, grandparent, or other immediate family or household member is present in the courtroom at the time of the sentencing or the disposition hearing, the victim or his or her representative shall have the right and the victim's spouse, guardian, parent, grandparent, and other immediate family or household member upon his, her, or their request shall (rather than may) be permitted by the court to address the court regarding the impact that the defendant's criminal conduct or the juvenile's delinquent conduct has had upon them and the victim.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the victim or his or her representative and immediate family or household member upon their request shall be permitted by the court to orally address the court regarding the impact of the defendant's criminal conduct or juvenile delinquent conduct has upon them. Deletes provision that the court has discretion to determine the number of oral presentations of victim impact statements.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  2/10/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2010HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/4/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 005-001-000
  3/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2010HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/18/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/22/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-002-000
  3/24/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/24/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 25, 2010
  3/24/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/24/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/14/2010SenateHeld in Criminal Law
  4/22/2010SenateTo Criminal Law Subcommittee on Enhancements and Redundancy
  4/23/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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