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Full Text of SB1389  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
5amended by adding Section 106B-10 as follows:
6    (725 ILCS 5/106B-10 new)
7    Sec. 106B-10. Conditions for testimony by a victim who is a
8child or a moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually
9disabled person or a person affected by a developmental
10disability. In a prosecution of criminal sexual assault,
11predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated
12criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, or aggravated
13criminal sexual abuse, the court may set any conditions it
14finds just and appropriate on the taking of testimony of a
15victim who is a child under the age of 18 years or a
16moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually disabled
17person or a person affected by a developmental disability,
18involving the use of a facility dog in any proceeding involving
19that offense. When deciding whether to permit the child or
20person to testify with the assistance of a facility dog, the
21court shall take into consideration the age of the child or
22person, the rights of the parties to the litigation, and any
23other relevant factor that would facilitate the testimony by



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1the child or the person. As used in this Section, "facility
2dog" means a dog that is a graduate of an assistance dog
3organization that is a member of Assistance Dogs International.