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 Bill Status of HB1244  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  DOMESTC VIOLENCE-FATAL REVIEW

House Sponsors
Rep. James H. Meyer - Harry Osterman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 60/Art. V heading new
750 ILCS 60/501 new
750 ILCS 60/505 new
750 ILCS 60/510 new
750 ILCS 60/515 new
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Creates the Domestic Violence Prevention Review Board. Authorizes the Board to create Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams to gather and review information concerning fatal and near-fatal violence incidents, including suicides. Provides that information relevant to the investigation of a crime may be disclosed by a Team only to the prosecuting attorney or to a law enforcement agency or may be made available to the Attorney General, upon request. Limits the liability for a Team member or a person providing information to a Team for civil damages arising out of an official act or an omission during the gathering or processing of information by a Team, except for acts or omissions that constitute willful or wanton misconduct on the part of the member or person providing information or acts performed outside the scope of the authority of the Team. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts information gathered by a Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team from the requirements of the Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/15/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/1/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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