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 Bill Status of HB2777  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIME VIOLENCE RESEARCH CTR

House Sponsors
Rep. Arthur Turner and Barbara Flynn Currie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new
110 ILCS 305/12.6 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Act. Requires the Board of Trustees of University of Illinois to establish an Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Center to conduct basic, translational, and transformative research with a mission to provide the scientific evidence on which sound crime-related violence prevention policies and programs can be based. Provides that its research shall include, but is not limited to, the effectiveness of existing laws and policies intended to reduce crime-related violence, including, but not limited to, the criminal misuse of a weapon, and efforts to reduce and deter any criminally violent activities. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Center Fund to support the research and activities of the Center. Provides that moneys from fees, gifts, grants, and donations received by the Center shall be deposited into the Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Center Fund. Provides that the Center may also seek additional federal, State, and private funds. Amends the University of Illinois Act to require the University of Illinois to carry out the duties and responsibilities required of it under the Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  3/29/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 016-001-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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