Bill Status of HB4784  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/9-1from Ch. 38, par. 9-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a defendant who has been found guilty of first degree murder and who at the time of the commission of the offense had attained the age of 18 years or more may be sentenced to natural life imprisonment if the murder was committed against a victim who was the parent of a child under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense and the defendant is: (1) the spouse or former spouse of the victim; (2) a person who shares or formerly shared a common dwelling with the victim; or (3) a person who has or allegedly had a child in common with the victim.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die