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 Bill Status of HB1365  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-FATAL REVIEW

House Sponsors
Rep. James H. Meyer - Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias

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
750 ILCS 60/520 new
750 ILCS 60/525 new
750 ILCS 60/530 new
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 by creating the Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team Law. Authorizes the creation of Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams to identify and review the circumstances that led to domestic violence related homicides and identify strategies to prevent future fatalities. Allows, for the limited purpose of domestic violence fatality reviews, the disclosure to Team members of any information deemed confidential, privileged, or prohibited from disclosure by any other Act. Provides that confidential information obtained by a Team shall remain confidential and may not be disclosed by the Team. Provides that the proceedings, records, opinions, and deliberations of a Team shall be privileged. 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 or acts performed outside the scope of the authority of the Team. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General shall convene a statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review Advisory Council to advise regarding the development and implementation of Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams and study the feasibility of an electronic database of orders of protection issued in Illinois. Requires the Office of the Attorney General and the Advisory Council to issue a biennial statewide report on Domestic Violence Fatality Review Teams. Makes other changes. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts information gathered by a Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team from the requirements of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/23/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/20/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 008-004-000
  3/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 3, 2007
  5/3/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 10, 2007
  5/10/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 18, 2007
  5/18/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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