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 Bill Status of HB2558  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Jack D. Franks - Ron Stephens

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/1-1001from Ch. 34, par. 1-1001


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
55 ILCS 5/1-1001
Adds reference to:
55 ILCS 5/3-9008from Ch. 34, par. 3-9008

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that prior to appointing a private attorney to perform the functions of the State's Attorney, the court shall contact certain public agencies to determine a public prosecutor's availability to serve as a special prosecutor at no cost to the county. Provides that the county shall participate in all agreements relating to the compensation of a special prosecutor. Further provides that the power and authority of a special prosecutor shall not be expanded without prior notice to the county and an opportunity for the county to present information in court concerning the financial impact of an expansion. Sets forth limits on a court's interpretation regarding certain orders and the requirement of a county to pay legal fees. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that certain matters under seal are exempt from inspection and copying. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that in the event that a verified petition is filed, by an officer of the court or any resident within the county, alleging the State's attorney is unable to perform some or all of his or her duties, then the court shall determine whether sufficient facts exist to justify the appointment of a competent attorney or attorneys to serve as special prosecutors. Sets forth provisions concerning pleadings, preferences, and hearings. Provides that when a special prosecutor is appointed, a proposed estimated budget shall be submitted. Sets forth the requirements concerning the budget. Further provides that special prosecutors shall be compensated for their service and sets limitations on that compensation.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a circuit judge (rather than the court) shall hear and decide petitions alleging that a State's Attorney is unable to perform at least one of the duties of his or her office.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/18/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/7/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/17/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/7/2011HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/11/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  4/12/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 008-000-000
  4/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/14/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  4/15/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  4/22/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/22/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/22/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/22/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/5/2011SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/10/2011SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  5/13/2011SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/27/2011SenateRe-assigned to Judiciary
  10/27/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  10/27/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  11/7/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As November 10, 2011
  11/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  11/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  11/8/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 011-000-000
  11/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 8, 2011
  11/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  11/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 9, 2011
  11/8/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  11/8/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  11/8/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments;
  11/9/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  11/9/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Althoff
  11/9/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  11/9/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  11/9/2011HouseArrived in House
  11/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  11/9/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  11/9/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  11/9/2011HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  11/9/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  1/12/2012HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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