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 Bill Status of HB1566  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury - Camille Y. Lilly - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Jehan Gordon-Booth - John D. Anthony, Al Riley, Robyn Gabel, Kenneth Dunkin, Patricia R. Bellock and Esther Golar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - Julie A. Morrison - Donne E. Trotter - Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Toi W. Hutchinson and Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Mental Health Prison Diversion Commission Act. Creates the Mental Health Prison Diversion Commission. Provides that the Commission shall gather information, review studies, and identify areas of best practice with respect to how the criminal justice system should handle persons with mental illness or intellectual and developmental disabilities who have committed a crime, and take other steps necessary to make written findings and recommendations to the General Assembly on or before February 1, 2016. Provides that in carrying out its function, the Commission, may, as appropriate, make inquiries, studies, investigations, hold hearings, and receive comments from the public. Provides that the Commission may consult with outside experts in order to perform its duties, including, but not limited to, experts in the private sector, organized labor, government agencies, and at institutions of higher education. Provides that members of the Commission shall serve without compensation but may, subject to appropriation, receive reimbursement for necessary travel and expenses. Provides that in addition to the report, the Commission shall provide to the General Assembly its recommendations in the form of legislation. Provides that the Legislative Reference Bureau shall provide drafting assistance to the Commission. Provides that the Act is repealed on February 15, 2016. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Mental Health Prison Diversion Commission may consult with experts in forensic psychiatry.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  2/17/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/10/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  3/10/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/10/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/10/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/11/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  3/12/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/19/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 24, 2015
  3/19/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/24/2015SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/8/2015SenateAssigned to Human Services
  4/15/2015SenateDo Pass Human Services; 005-000-000
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 16, 2015
  4/15/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/17/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/28/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/5/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  5/6/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 005-000-000
  5/13/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/13/2015SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/14/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/19/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/21/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/22/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  6/16/2015SenateSecond Reading
  6/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Steans
  6/16/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading June 23, 2015
  10/8/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As October 20, 2015
  10/10/2015SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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