Bill Status of HB4738  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD&CD CORR-VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. Carol A. Sente - Thomas Holbrook - Keith Farnham - Donald L. Moffitt - Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael K. Smith, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Jehan A. Gordon, Maria Antonia Berrios, Esther Golar, Deborah Mell, Arthur L. Turner, Cynthia Soto, William Davis, Marlow H. Colvin, André M. Thapedi and Michael J. Zalewski

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link and Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1228

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.2from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the court may impose a more severe sentence against a defendant who committed the offense of first degree murder, assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, robbery, armed robbery, or aggravated robbery against a person who was a veteran when that person was performing duties as a representative of a veterans' organization.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the more severe penalties apply when the defendant knew, or reasonably should have known, that the victim was a veteran performing duties as a representative of a veterans' organization.

DateChamber Action
  1/4/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol A. Sente
  1/6/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  1/7/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  1/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/27/2010HouseReferred to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  2/3/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Veterans' Affairs Committee
  2/3/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Veterans' Affairs Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/3/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 019-003-000
  2/3/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/4/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/4/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/4/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/10/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-003-002
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/10/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  2/10/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 16, 2010
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  2/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/11/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/16/2010SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/24/2010SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 006-000-000
  3/24/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2010
  3/24/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/14/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/27/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/27/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/23/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/23/2010HouseEffective Date January 1, 2011
  7/23/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1228