Bill Status of HB5565  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ATTY GENL-INVESTIGATIVE UNIT

House Sponsors
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 205/6.7 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Attorney General Act. Creates within the Office of the Attorney General an Independent Investigative Unit for the purpose of investigating all alleged or potential police–involved deaths of civilians. Provides that the Independent Investigative Unit may also investigate any other crimes related to police misconduct that are discovered during an investigation, and may act with the full powers, rights, privileges, and duties of a State's Attorney. Requires the Independent Investigative Unit to transmit a report containing detailed investigative findings to the State's Attorney of the county that has jurisdiction to prosecute the matter. Requires law enforcement agencies to notify the Independent Investigative Unit of any alleged or potential police-involved death of a civilian as soon as the law enforcement agency becomes aware of the incident. Defines "law enforcement agency".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee