O'MALLEY-WALSH,T AND HALVORSON.
CRIM CD-CRIM PRO-MENTAL RETARD
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Code of Criminal
Procedure of 1963. In the definition of and references to
"institutionalized severely or profoundly mentally retarded person",
deletes the references to institutionalization. Makes provisions
concerning testimony by a child victim also applicable to a victim who
is a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
725 ILCS 5/102-23 new
In the amendatory changes to the Code of Criminal Procedure of
1963, adds a definition of "moderately mentally retarded person".
Provides that the standards for admissibility of testimony of mentally
retarded persons by closed circuit television and of hearsay
statements by mentally retarded persons apply to moderately mentally
retarded persons as well as to testimony and statements by severely or
profoundly mentally retarded persons.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0434
Last action date: AUG-17-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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