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