Bill Status of SB3714 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DEATH PENALTY REINSTATE
Sen. Chapin Rose
| 1/21/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Capital Crimes Litigation Act of 2022. Creates the Capital Litigation Trust Fund. Provides that moneys deposited into the Trust Fund shall be used exclusively for the purposes of providing funding for the prosecution and defense of capital cases and for providing funding for post-conviction proceedings. Amends the State Finance Act. Repeals the Death Penalty Abolition Fund and reinstates the Capital Litigation Trust Fund. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Reinstates the death penalty if: (1) the murdered individual was a peace officer, fireman, an emergency medical technician - ambulance, emergency medical technician - intermediate, emergency medical technician-paramedic, ambulance driver, or other medical assistance or first aid personnel, employed by a municipality or other governmental unit killed in the course of performing his or her official duties, to prevent the performance of his or her official duties, or in retaliation for performing his or her official duties, and the defendant knew or should have known that the murdered individual was a peace officer or fireman; (2) the murdered individual was an employee of an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections, or any similar local correctional agency, killed in the course of performing his or her official duties, to prevent the performance of his or her official duties, or in retaliation for performing his or her official duties; or (3) the murdered individual was an investigator or caseworker with the Adult Protective Services Program or an ombudsman under the State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program of the Department on Aging, an investigator or employee of the Department of Children and Family Services, a special agent with the Illinois Liquor Control Commission or the Department of Revenue. Amends the Freedom of Information Act, the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, and the State Appellate Defender Act to make conforming changes.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose|| 1/21/2022||Senate||First Reading|| 1/21/2022||Senate||Referred to Assignments|