90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2297
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Short description: 
CRIM PRO-HEARSAY-CHILD VICTIMS                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Code  of  Criminal  Procedure  of  1963.    Reenacts      
   provision  from  Public  Act  89-428 (declared unconstitutional by the      
   Illinois Supreme Court) that states that  certain  hearsay  statements      
   made  by a child victim under the age of 13 shall not be excluded from      
   evidence in court on the basis that they were obtained as a result  of      
   interviews  conducted  under  a  protocol  adopted by a Child Advocacy      
   Advisory Board or that an interviewer or witness to the interview  was      
   or  is  an  employee,  agent,  or investigator of a State's Attorney's      
   office.  Effective immediately.                                             
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0656

   Last action date: 98-07-30

           Location: House

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


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