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 Bill Status of HB2245  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie - Monique D. Davis, Harry Osterman and William Davis

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James T. Meeks - Michael Noland and Toi W. Hutchinson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0267

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 45/2from Ch. 70, par. 72
740 ILCS 45/2.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Includes in the definition of "crime of violence" leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving death or personal injury if the victim was a pedestrian or was operating a vehicle moved solely by human power or a mobility device at the time of contact. Provides that the death of a felon who is serving a term of parole, probation, or mandatory supervised release shall be considered a discharge from that sentence (making the felon eligible to be a victim under the Act). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that claims for compensation under the Act by a felon who has died while the felon was serving a term of parole, probation, or mandatory supervised release apply to claims pending on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/18/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2009HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/5/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/5/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/5/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  3/5/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  3/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  3/19/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/19/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/30/2009SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 007-000-002
  4/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2009
  4/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/12/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2009
  5/13/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/14/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/14/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/11/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/11/2009HouseEffective Date August 11, 2009
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0267

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