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 Bill Status of SB1844  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  CERT OF INNOCENCE-JUVENILES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Cristina Castro, Napoleon Harris, III, Laura Ellman, Christopher Belt, Celina Villanueva, Laura Fine and Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/2-702


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Allows a delinquent adjudicated in juvenile court and subsequently imprisoned for one or more felonies by the State which he or she did not commit to file a petition for certificate of innocence in the circuit court of the county in which the delinquent was adjudicated. In a provision regarding the facts that a petitioner must prove by a preponderance of evidence to obtain a certificate of innocence, when proving that the petitioner did not by his or her own conduct cause (rather than voluntarily cause or bring about his or her own conviction, provides that a guilty plea or confession does not alone constitute bringing about one's conviction. Makes conforming changes.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Changes the phrase "delinquent adjudicated" to "adjudicated delinquent". Removes a change to a provision concerning what a petitioner must prove to obtain a certificate of innocence. Provides that a guilty plea or confession does not alone constitute bringing about one's adjudication.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  3/3/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/3/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/9/2023SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  3/10/2023SenateDo Pass as Amended Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety; 010-000-000
  3/10/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  3/14/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/20/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/22/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 23, 2023
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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