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 Bill Status of HR0559  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ROCKFORD VIOL CRIME TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Litesa E. Wallace - John M. Cabello - Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Carol Ammons, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., John D. Anthony, Luis Arroyo, Linda Chapa LaVia, Fred Crespo, Anthony DeLuca, Kenneth Dunkin, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Mary E. Flowers, La Shawn K. Ford, Esther Golar, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Elizabeth Hernandez, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Camille Y. Lilly, Rita Mayfield, Christian L. Mitchell, Pamela Reaves-Harris, Monique D. Davis and William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2015HouseResolution Adopted as Amended 100-000-000

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Rockford Violent Crime Task Force to: (1) study and determine the causes of violent crime in Rockford and nearby affected communities; (2) study and determine the feasibility of deploying the Illinois State Police to Rockford and nearby affected communities and neighborhoods; (3) develop a comprehensive long-term solution to the effect of violent crime in the Rockford and nearby affected communities; (4) recommend a plan of action to substantially reduce the incidents of violent crime in Rockford and nearby affected communities; and (5) draft any necessary legislation and make any necessary recommendations for appropriations to place the plan of action into immediate effect.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the heading with similar language. Designates one of the members chosen by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives as a co-chair of the Rockford Violent Crime Task Force. Adds the Director of State Police or his or her designee as a member of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall hold its first meeting no later than 90 days following the adoption of the resolution. Provides that the Task Force shall review and analyze the Illinois State Police's headcount and minimum staffing levels, calls for service, annual overtime cost, and other factors that would be relevant to an Illinois State Police presence in the Rockford community. Stipulates that the Illinois Department of State Police shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/30/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/30/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  6/15/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/22/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  6/22/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  6/22/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  6/22/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  6/23/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  6/23/2015HouseRecommends Be Adopted as Amended Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 009-000-000
  6/23/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Resolutions
  6/23/2015HouseResolution Adopted as Amended 100-000-000

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