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Short Description:  CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Deborah Mell - Lisa M. Dugan - Dennis M. Reboletti - Randy Ramey, Jr., Jim Sacia, Robyn Gabel, Karen A. Yarbrough, Fred Crespo, Dave Winters, Jim Watson, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Daniel Biss, Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe, Rita Mayfield, Karen May, Greg Harris, Donald L. Moffitt, Chapin Rose, Edward J. Acevedo, Jehan A. Gordon, Ann Williams, Linda Chapa LaVia, La Shawn K. Ford, Constance A. Howard, Mary E. Flowers, Arthur Turner, Jim Durkin, Esther Golar, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Sidney H. Mathias, Maria Antonia Berrios, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Carol A. Sente, Michelle Mussman, Al Riley, Jil Tracy, Kay Hatcher, Thaddeus Jones, Mike Bost, JoAnn D. Osmond, John D. Cavaletto, Wayne Rosenthal, Darlene J. Senger, Patrick J. Verschoore, Norine Hammond, Michael Unes, Franco Coladipietro, Michael G. Connelly, Robert W. Pritchard, Chris Nybo, David Harris, Thomas Morrison, Daniel V. Beiser, Dwight Kay, Patricia R. Bellock, Sandra M. Pihos, Camille Y. Lilly, Michael P. McAuliffe, Frank J. Mautino, Michael J. Zalewski, Richard Morthland, Monique D. Davis, Pam Roth, John E. Bradley, Kenneth Dunkin, Daniel J. Burke, Elizabeth Hernandez, André M. Thapedi, Dan Brady, Kelly M. Cassidy, Sara Feigenholtz, Scott E. Penny, Emily McAsey, Adam Brown, Kimberly du Buclet, Anthony DeLuca, Derrick Smith, Cynthia Soto, Luis Arroyo, John D'Amico, Dena M. Carli, Kelly Burke, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Sandy Cole, Rosemary Mulligan, Michael W. Tryon, Renée Kosel, Bill Mitchell, Keith P. Sommer, Paul Evans, Kent Gaffney, David Reis and Chad Hays

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - Toi W. Hutchinson - Kirk W. Dillard - Matt Murphy - M. Maggie Crotty, David Koehler, William Delgado, Larry K. Bomke, Wm. Sam McCann, Martin A. Sandoval, Dan Kotowski, Darin M. LaHood, Sue Rezin, Dale A. Righter, Iris Y. Martinez, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Mike Jacobs, Pamela J. Althoff, Susan Garrett, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Terry Link, Antonio Muñoz, Mattie Hunter, Donne E. Trotter, Emil Jones, III, Don Harmon and Kyle McCarter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. 1, Sec. 8.1 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Bill of Rights Article of the Illinois Constitution concerning crime victim's rights. Provides that in addition to other rights provided in the Constitutional provision, a crime victim has the right to: (1) be free from harassment, intimidation, and abuse; (2) refuse to disclose information that is privileged or confidential by law; (3) timely notification of post-trial proceedings; (4) be heard in person or in any other reasonable manner the victim chooses at any proceeding involving a post-arraignment release decision, plea, sentencing, post-conviction or post-adjudication release decision, or any proceeding in which a right of the victim is at issue; (5) receive a report prepared for sentencing, reduction in sentence, parole, early release, or clemency, when available to the accused; and (6) have the safety of the victim and the victim's family considered in denying or fixing the amount of bail, determining whether to release the defendant, and setting conditions of release after arrest and conviction. Provides that nothing in this Constitutional provision creates any cause of action for compensation or damages against the State, any political subdivision of the State, any officer, employee, or agent of the State or of any of its political subdivisions, or any officer or employee of the court. Effective upon being declared adopted.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/11/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/15/2011HouseRead in Full a First Time
  3/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/7/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  4/7/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  4/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  4/14/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/14/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/14/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/26/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/27/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/27/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/28/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  4/28/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/28/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/28/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  5/3/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  5/3/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  5/4/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/5/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/5/2011HouseRead in Full a Second Time
  5/5/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine Hammond
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  5/11/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  5/11/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  5/11/2011HouseRead in Full a Third Time
  5/11/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Pam Roth
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/13/2011HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/18/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  11/16/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/12/2012HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2012HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  1/25/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  1/27/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/6/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/7/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly du Buclet
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dena M. Carli
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  2/8/2012House3/5 Vote Required
  2/8/2012HouseRead in Full a Third Time
  2/8/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-002-000
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kent Gaffney
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  2/8/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  2/9/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  2/9/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/9/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2012SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/9/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/9/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/23/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  2/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  3/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/8/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/22/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/23/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  3/26/2012SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/28/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/28/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/30/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/4/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/18/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/18/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/18/2012SenateBe Adopted as Amended Executive; 014-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2012
  4/18/2012SenateRead in Full a First Time - As Amended Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012; Constitutional Amendments
  4/19/2012SenateRead in Full a Second Time - As Amended Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
  4/19/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 24, 2012; Constitutional Amendments
  4/25/2012SenateRead in Full a Third Time - As Amended Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
  4/25/2012Senate3/5 Vote Required
  4/25/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/25/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/25/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  4/25/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-001-001; As Amended Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
  4/25/2012HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  4/30/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lou Lang
  4/30/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  5/1/2012HouseRead in Full a First Time - As Amended
  5/1/2012HouseHeld Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/1/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted - Lost Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 004-002-003
  5/2/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lou Lang
  5/2/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  5/2/2012HouseRead in Full a Second Time - As Amended
  5/2/2012HouseHeld Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/5/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Tabled 46 - Motion to Concur
  5/5/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 46 - Motion to Concur
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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