Bill Status of SB2079  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters - Javier L. Cervantes, Mattie Hunter and Napoleon Harris, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-95 rep.
735 ILCS 5/2-1401from Ch. 110, par. 2-1401

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Repeals the general recidivism provisions of the Code. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a movant may present a meritorious claim for relief from judgment if the allegations in the petition establish the following by a preponderance of the evidence that, prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act, the movant was sentenced to natural life imprisonment under the general recidivism provisions of the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that nothing in this provision prevents a movant from applying for any other relief under the relief from judgments provision or any other law otherwise available to him or her.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/22/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/28/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III