Bill Status of HB2579  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Edward J. Acevedo - Jack D. Franks - David E. Miller

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter - Antonio Munoz, Susan Garrett, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Terry Link and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/16/2003SenateThird Reading - Lost; 023-036-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-612

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the removal of a false or secret compartment from a motor vehicle, or the promise to do so, shall not be the basis for a defense to forfeiture of the motor vehicle under the Criminal Code of 1961 and shall not be the basis for the court to release the vehicle to the owner. Increases the penalty for owning or operating a motor vehicle with the knowledge that it contains a false or secret compartment from a Class C misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/12-612
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/24-3from Ch. 38, par. 24-3
720 ILCS 5/24-3.1A new

Deletes all. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Prohibits multiple sales of handguns within a 30-day period. Creates the offense of unlawful acquisition of handguns. Provides exemptions. Provides the penalty is a Class A misdemeanor for a first offense and a Class 4 felony for a second offense.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  2/20/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 013-000-000
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/19/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  3/19/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 20, 2003
  3/27/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/2/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/2/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  4/9/2003SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  4/10/2003SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/1/2003SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 010-000-000
  5/1/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/13/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/13/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/13/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/13/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health & Human Services
  5/14/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Health & Human Services; 007-004-000
  5/14/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/15/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/15/2003SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/15/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Cullerton
  5/15/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2003
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/16/2003SenateThird Reading - Lost; 023-036-000