92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB5843
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides  that  statements      
   made  by  a  minor  suspect  at  a custodial interrogation at a police      
   station or other place of detention in investigations for homicide and      
   certain sex offenses are presumed inadmissible  unless  electronically      
   recorded.   Provides  that  the  presumption  may  be  overcome  by  a      
   preponderance  of  the evidence that the statements were voluntary and      
   reliable based upon  the  totality  of  the  circumstances.   Provides      
   exceptions.  Amends  the  Illinois Police Training Act.  Provides that      
   the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board must  conduct  a      
   training  program  for  police  officers  on the methods and technical      
   aspects of electronic recording of interrogations. Amends the Illinois      
   Criminal Justice Information Act.  Provides that the Illinois Criminal      
   Justice Information Authority, from appropriations made to it for that      
   purpose, shall make grants to local law enforcement agencies  for  the      
   purpose   of   purchasing   equipment   for  electronic  recording  of      
   interrogations.  Amends the State Mandates Act.  Exempts provisions of      
   the bill from the reimbursement requirements  of  the  State  Mandates      
   Act. Some Sections are effective immediately.                               
Last action on Bill: TABLED IN COMMITTEE                 HJUB          HJUB

   Last action date: FEB-22-2002

           Location: House

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


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