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 Bill Status of SB0298  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Noland - Dan Kotowski - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Mark L. Walker - Emily McAsey - Linda Chapa LaVia - Paul D. Froehlich - Mike Boland, Fred Crespo, Jehan A. Gordon, Keith Farnham, Anthony DeLuca, Eddie Washington, Charles E. Jefferson and Robert F. Flider)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-7.7 new
720 ILCS 5/12-7.8 new
720 ILCS 5/12-30.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a person may bring a civil action in a circuit court for a court's stalking protective order against a person if: (1) the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly engages in repeated and unwanted contact with the other person or a member of that person's immediate family or household thereby alarming or coercing the other person; (2) it is objectively reasonable for a person in the victim's situation to have been alarmed or coerced by the contact; and (3) the repeated and unwanted contact causes the victim reasonable apprehension regarding the personal safety of the victim or a member of the victim's immediate family or household. Creates the offense of violating a court's stalking protective order. Provides that a first offense is a Class A misdemeanor and a second or subsequent offense is a Class 4 felony. Provides that the offense is a Class 4 felony if the defendant had a prior conviction for stalking or aggravated stalking. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Reinserts the provisions of the bill. Makes various stylistic and nomenclature changes in the bill. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  2/6/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2009SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/19/2009SenateHeld in Criminal Law
  2/25/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  2/25/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/25/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  2/26/2009SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/5/2009SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/5/2009SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 007-000-000
  3/5/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 6, 2009
  3/6/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/10/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/10/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/19/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/19/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2009
  4/1/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 2, 2009
  4/2/2009SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/2/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/3/2009HouseArrived in House
  4/3/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  4/6/2009HouseFirst Reading
  4/6/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/20/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/21/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  4/22/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/23/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/23/2009HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/29/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/30/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  5/1/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/8/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2009HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  3/26/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  4/29/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/4/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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