90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2172
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Short description: 
CRIM PRO-ABSENT DEF-TECHNICAL                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Code  of  Criminal  Procedure  of  1963.   Makes   a      
   grammatical change in Section relating to absent defendants.                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          725 ILCS 5/115-4.1                                                   
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          725 ILCS 5/115-20 new                                                
        Deletes the title  and  everything  after  the  enacting  clause.      
   Amends  the  Code  of  Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that in a      
   prosecution for a criminal offense, the confession or admission of the      
   defendant or an inculpatory statement of the defendant  is  sufficient      
   evidence  for  conviction if there is either corroborating evidence or      
   if the court finds the confession, admission, or inculpatory statement      
   to be trustworthy.  Effective immediately.                                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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