Bill Status of HB4402  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN TRAFFICK-ORDER PROTECTN

House Sponsors
Rep. Chris Bos and Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Human Trafficking Order of Protection Act. Provides that the following persons may bring an action under the Act: (1) a person who is a victim of human trafficking regardless of the relationship between the victim and the trafficker; or (2) a person on behalf of a minor child or an adult who has been the victim of human trafficking. Establishes procedures on how to commence actions for human trafficking, including independently, in conjunction with another civil proceeding, or in conjunction with a delinquency petition or a criminal prosecution. Establishes further procedures in relation to filing fees and dismissal and consolidation. Provides that the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts may adopt rules to establish a pilot program to allow for electronic filing of petitions for temporary orders of protection and issuance of orders by audio-visual means. Establishes the applicability of the rules of civil procedure including venue, objections, and summons. Provides for specified remedies.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/7/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chris Bos
  1/20/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee