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 Bill Status of SB2041  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Millner - Toi W. Hutchinson, William R. Haine, Annazette R. Collins and Mattie Hunter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 505/8from Ch. 37, par. 439.8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Court of Claims Act. Provides that the amount of an unjust imprisonment award shall be $85,000 multiplied by the number of years served in prison, expressed as a fraction to reflect partial years, plus any child support arrearage of the claimant resulting from support obligations that arose while the claimant was in prison (instead of a amount at the discretion of the court subject to certain maximums on the award and attorney's fees). Provides that a person who receives such an award may not bring or proceed with any action involving the same subject matter including the person's arrest, conviction, or confinement against the State or other governmental entities or their employees. Provides that any compensation under the provisions concerning unjust imprisonment shall be reduced by any amount received by the person in an award or settlement from any other action brought prior to receiving an award. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act apply to claims pending on or filed after the effective date. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Millner
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/8/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/9/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/9/2011SenateTo Criminal Law Subcommittee on Special Issues; - 3-17-11 - Held
  3/17/2011SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/18/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/21/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Annazette R. Collins
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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