Bill Status of SB2536  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Donne E. Trotter and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Charles E. Jefferson - Monique D. Davis, Patricia Bailey and William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-1011

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 105/10from Ch. 38, par. 208-10

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Appellate Defender Act. Provides that the State Appellate Defender may hire investigators to provide investigative services to appointed counsel and county public defenders. Provides that investigators employed by the Death Penalty Trial Assistance and Capital Litigation Division of the State Appellate Defender shall be authorized to inquire with the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) to ascertain whether their potential witnesses have a criminal background. Provides that the authorization applies only to information held on the State level and shall be used only to protect the personal safety of the investigators. Provides that any information that is obtained through this inquiry may not be disclosed by the investigators.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/3/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/3/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/18/2004SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/25/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  2/26/2004SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-000-000
  2/26/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2004
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/25/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/25/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/26/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/30/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/30/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2004HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  5/14/2004HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 31, 2004
  5/18/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 012-000-000
  5/18/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  5/18/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/19/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  5/26/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/27/2004SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2004SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2004SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2004SenateEffective Date January 1, 2005
  8/24/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-1011