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 Bill Status of SB0097  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William R. Haine

House Sponsors
(Rep. Dan Reitz - Jim Sacia - Patrick J Verschoore - Brandon W. Phelps, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0258

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/14-3from Ch. 38, par. 14-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that, with prior notification to the State's Attorney of the county in which it is to occur, recording or listening with the aid of any device to any conversation taking place within or about any motor vehicle under the control and direction of a law enforcement officer, under circumstances where the use of the device is necessary for the detection or investigation of the theft of that motor vehicle is exempt from the Code's eavesdropping provisions. Requires the Director of State Police to issue regulations as are necessary concerning the use of devices, retention of tape recordings, and reports regarding their use. Provides that any recording or evidence derived as the result of the exemption is inadmissible in any proceeding, criminal, civil, or administrative, except for (i) the theft of the motor vehicle in question, (ii) the commission of any crime taking place within, or otherwise involving the use of, the motor vehicle in question, or (iii) when used as direct impeachment of a witness concerning matters contained in the interception or recording.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/14-1from Ch. 38, par. 14-1

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is not an eavesdropping violation to record or listen to an audio transmission from a microphone placed by a person under the authority of a law enforcement agency inside a bait car surveillance vehicle while simultaneously capturing a photographic or video image. Defines "bait car" as any motor vehicle that is not occupied by a law enforcement officer and is used by a law enforcement agency to deter, detect, identify, and assist in the apprehension of an auto theft suspect in the act of stealing a motor vehicle.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Judiciary Criminal Law
  2/22/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  2/22/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary Criminal Law
  2/28/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary Criminal Law; 007-000-000
  3/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/8/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/8/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/8/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/8/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/8/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  5/10/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 009-001-001
  5/10/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/21/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/22/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/22/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/17/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  8/17/2007SenateEffective Date January 1, 2008
  8/17/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0258

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