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 Bill Status of HB2795  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMPENSATION-WRONGFUL PRISON

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 120, par. 2-203
705 ILCS 505/8from Ch. 37, par. 439.8
705 ILCS 505/11from Ch. 37, par. 439.11
705 ILCS 505/22from Ch. 37, par. 439.22
705 ILCS 505/24from Ch. 37, par. 439.24
745 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 127, par. 801


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Compensation for Wrongfully Imprisoned Persons Act. Provides that the Comptroller shall pay moneys to claimants who meet certain criteria related to wrongful imprisonment. Contains provisions governing; notice to wrongfully imprisoned persons; application procedures; lump sum compensation; annuity payments; beneficiaries; payment of certain tuition and fees; attorney's fees; administrative payment of compensation; reporting requirements; State and local government liability; and termination of payments. Amends the Court of Claims Act by repealing provisions concerning claims for unjust imprisonment. Makes corresponding changes in the Illinois Income Tax Act and the State Lawsuit Immunity Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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