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 Bill Status of SB1497  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERANS&MENTAL HEALTH COURTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael W. Tryon - Patricia R. Bellock - Jeanne M Ives)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/2/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0152

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 167/20
730 ILCS 168/20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Veterans and Servicemembers Court Treatment Act and the Mental Health Court Treatment Act. Provides that a defendant is eligible for a Veterans and Servicemembers Court program or a mental health court program only if the defendant is eligible for probation based on the nature of the crime convicted of and in consideration of his or her criminal background, if any. Provides that a defendant is ineligible for these programs if: (1) the crime for which the defendant has been convicted is non-probationable; or (2) the sentence imposed on the defendant, whether the result of a plea or a finding of guilt, renders the defendant ineligible for probation.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/7/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/28/2013SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  2/28/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 1, 2013
  3/1/2013SenateSecond Reading
  3/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 5, 2013
  4/10/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  4/10/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/10/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/11/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  5/1/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary; 015-000-000
  5/1/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/7/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/7/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  5/7/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/5/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  8/2/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  8/2/2013SenateEffective Date January 1, 2014
  8/2/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0152

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