Bill Status of SB1454 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-RECKLESS HOMICIDE
Sen. Peter J. Roskam
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Eliminates the presumption in reckless homicide cases that being under the influence of alcohol or any other drug or drugs at the time of the alleged violation is evidence of a reckless act unless disproved by evidence to the contrary. Provides that the trier of fact may take into consideration whether or not the defendant's being under the influence was evidence of a reckless act. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/20/2003||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Peter J. Roskam|| 2/20/2003||Senate||First Reading|| 2/20/2003||Senate||Referred to Rules|| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|