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 Bill Status of HB1641  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIME VICTIMS-PARENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez - Luis Arroyo - Edward J. Acevedo, Careen M Gordon, Cynthia Soto, Ed Sullivan, Jr. and Chapin Rose

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Munoz - Iris Y. Martinez, William R. Haine and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/10/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0591

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 120/3from Ch. 38, par. 1403
725 ILCS 120/4from Ch. 38, par. 1404
725 ILCS 120/6from Ch. 38, par. 1406


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that "crime victim" includes both parents, legal guardians, and foster parents of a child killed as a result of a violent crime perpetrated against the child or both parents, legal guardians, and foster parents of a child victim who is physically or mentally incapable of exercising rights under the Act. Provides that the Act applies to proceedings under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a victim-witness specialist may be present at the court proceedings. Provides that support persons of the victim are subject to the admonition of the rules of confidentiality.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Restores current law that defines crime victim to include a single representative who may be the spouse, parent, child or sibling of a person killed as a result of a violent crime perpetrated against the person killed or the spouse, parent, child or sibling of any person granted rights under the Act who is physically or mentally incapable of exercising such rights, except where the spouse, parent, child or sibling is also the defendant or prisoner (rather than both parents, legal guardians, foster parents, or a single adult representative). Provides that a crime victim for proceedings under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 includes both parents, legal guardians, foster parents, or a single adult representative of a minor or disabled person who is a crime victim (rather than both parents of a deceased minor who is a crime victim).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/9-3from Ch. 38, par. 9-3
720 ILCS 5/12-2from Ch. 38, par. 12-2

Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the penalty for reckless homicide in which the defendant was operating a vehicle while failing or refusing to comply with any lawful order or direction of any authorized police officer or traffic control aide engaged in traffic control is a Class 2 felony, for which a person, if sentenced to a term of imprisonment, shall be sentenced to a term of not less than 3 years and not more than 14 years if the defendant caused death of one person and a Class 2 felony, for which a person, if sentenced to a term of imprisonment, shall be sentenced to a term of not less than 6 years and not more than 28 years if the defendant caused death of 2 or more persons. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the assault of a person who is employed by a municipality and whose duties include traffic control is an aggravated assault. Provides that these provisions are effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/22/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  3/15/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 012-000-000
  3/15/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/25/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/27/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/27/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/27/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/27/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 3, 2007
  5/1/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/2/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  5/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/2/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/2/2007SenateFirst Reading
  5/2/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  5/3/2007SenateAssigned to Judiciary Criminal Law
  5/9/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/9/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/11/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/15/2007SenateDo Pass Judiciary Criminal Law; 007-000-000
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/15/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  5/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary Criminal Law
  5/17/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Judiciary Criminal Law
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  5/18/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  5/22/2007SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Munoz
  5/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Munoz
  5/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 23, 2007
  5/22/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/24/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/24/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/24/2007HouseArrived in House
  5/24/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2,3
  5/25/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/25/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/25/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/25/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/28/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/31/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 8, 2007
  6/8/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 15, 2007
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 102-000-000
  6/13/2007HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 House Concurs 102-000-000
  6/13/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  7/12/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  9/10/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  9/10/2007HouseEffective Date September 10, 2007
  9/10/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0591

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