CRIM PRO-EVIDENC PRIOR CONVCTN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 to permit the
admissibility of evidence of prior convictions of a defendant for
domestic battery, aggravated battery committed against a family or
household member, stalking, aggravated stalking, or a violation of an
order of protection in a related criminal prosecution for any of these
offenses when the victim is the same person who was the victim of the
previous offense that resulted in conviction of the defendant.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
HB 916 would have an unknown fiscal and prison population im-
pact on this Dept., although the impact would be anticipated to
No change from previous note.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB1029 fails to create a State mandate.
HB1029 cannot be determined what impact the bill will have on
the need to increase the number of judges in the state.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that the court shall consider the following factors in
weighing the probative value of the evidence against undue prejudice
to the defendant (1) proximity in time to the charged offense; (2) the
degree of factual similarity to the charged offense; or other relevant
facts and circumstances.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0387
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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