Bill Status of HB0135 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIMINAL CD-EAVESDROP EXEMPT
Rep. Tom Cross - Paul D. Froehlich
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Exempts from the offense of eavesdropping, with prior notification and approval of the State's Attorney of the county in which the conversation is anticipated to occur, the recording or listening with the aid of an eavesdropping device to a conversation in which a law enforcement officer, or any person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer, is a party to an undercover conversation and has consented to the conversation being intercepted or recorded in the course of an investigation of a felony violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, a felony violation of the Cannabis Control Act, or a felony violation of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Requires the Director of State Police to adopt any necessary rules concerning the use of devices, retention of recording media, and reports regarding their use. Provides that any recording or evidence obtained or derived as a result of this exemption shall, upon motion of the State's Attorney or Attorney General prosecuting any felony violation of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Cannabis Control Act, or the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, be reviewed in camera with notice to all parties present by the court presiding over the criminal case, and, if ruled by the court to be relevant and otherwise admissible, it shall be admissible at the trial of the criminal case.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 12/11/2006||House||Prefiled with Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross|| 1/19/2007||House||First Reading|| 1/19/2007||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 1/31/2007||House||Assigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee|| 2/6/2007||House||Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich|| 3/22/2007||House||Do Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 008-004-000|| 3/22/2007||House||Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate|| 4/27/2007||House||Third Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 3, 2007|| 5/3/2007||House||Third Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 10, 2007|| 5/10/2007||House||Third Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 18, 2007|| 5/18/2007||House||Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2007|| 5/25/2007||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|