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 Bill Status of SB2276  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD&CD CORR-DEATH PENALTY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/8-4from Ch. 38, par. 8-4
720 ILCS 5/9-1from Ch. 38, par. 9-1
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-1
725 ILCS 5/119-1 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Changes and limits the aggravating factors for which a person convicted of first degree murder may be sentenced to death. Provides for aggravating factors in which a person may be sentenced to natural life imprisonment. Provides that some aggravating factors for which the defendant may have been sentenced to death before the effective date of the amendatory Act may only be considered in determining whether the defendant may be sentenced to natural life imprisonment. Provides that if and only if Senate Bill 3539 of the 96th General Assembly becomes law, then the provisions of that bill abolishing the death penalty are repealed. Effective July 1, 2011.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2011SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/10/2011SenateTo Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Process and Procedure
  3/10/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/18/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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