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 Bill Status of HB2641  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DISABILITIES TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. William Davis - Frances Ann Hurley and Al Riley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Patricia Van Pelt and Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/8/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0481

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force consisting of up to 25 members appointed by the Attorney General. Provides that the members shall reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of the State. Specifies the categories of individuals to serve on the Task Force. Provides that the members of the Task Force shall serve without compensation. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall consider issues that affect adults and juveniles with disabilities with respect to their involvement with the police, detention and confinement in corrections facilities, representation by counsel, participation in the criminal justice system, communications with their families, awareness and accommodations for their disabilities, and concerns for the safety of the general public and individuals working in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall make recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly regarding policies, procedures, legislation, and other actions that can be taken to protect the public safety and the well-being and rights of individuals with disabilities in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report with its findings and recommendations to the Governor, the Attorney General, and the General Assembly on or before March 31, 2018. Repeals the Act on June 30, 2018. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill but provides that the Task Force shall consist of 24 members, 10 members appointed by the Governor, 10 members appointed by the Attorney General, and one each appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the Senate. Provides that the Task Force shall also reflect the diversity of disabilities of the State. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill. Provides that the Task Force shall consist of 24 members, one member appointed by the Attorney General, one representative of the Office of the Governor and 14 other members appointed by the Governor, 2 circuit judges appointed by the Supreme Court, one member appointed by the State Treasurer, one member appointed by the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission, and 4 members of the General Assembly, one each appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the Minority Leader of the Senate. Provides that the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission (rather than the Office of the Attorney General) shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Special Needs Services
  2/27/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. William Davis
  3/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Special Needs Services
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Special Needs Services; by Voice Vote
  3/23/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Special Needs Services; 004-000-000
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/6/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/13/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/20/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/20/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/3/2017SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  5/3/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/12/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
  5/18/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/22/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/24/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  5/26/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bennett
  5/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/26/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/28/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/28/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. William Davis
  5/28/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Special Needs Services
  5/30/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Special Needs Services; 003-000-000
  6/24/2017HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 097-000-000
  6/24/2017House3/5 Vote Required
  6/24/2017HouseHouse Concurs
  6/24/2017HousePassed Both Houses
  7/21/2017HouseSent to the Governor
  9/8/2017HouseGovernor Approved
  9/8/2017HouseEffective Date September 8, 2017
  9/8/2017HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0481

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