Bill Status of HB5581  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Terra Costa Howard and Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/112A-3from Ch. 38, par. 112A-3
725 ILCS 5/112A-4from Ch. 38, par. 112A-4
725 ILCS 5/112A-4.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-5from Ch. 38, par. 112A-5
725 ILCS 5/115-7.4
725 ILCS 5/115-20
750 ILCS 60/103from Ch. 40, par. 2311-3
750 ILCS 60/201from Ch. 40, par. 2312-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that "domestic violence" includes abuse by a family or household member or by a present or prior dating or sexual partner. Includes in the protections against domestic violence, a present or prior dating or sexual partner, or a present or prior dating or sexual partner of a person related by blood or by a present or prior marriage or civil union. Provides that evidence of a prior conviction of a defendant for aggravated battery committed against a present or prior dating or sexual partner is admissible in a later criminal prosecution for various similar types of offenses when the victim is the same person who was the victim of the previous offense that resulted in conviction of the defendant. Defines "dating or sexual partner".

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/25/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  6/2/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die