Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of SB1528  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIME VICTIMS IMPACT STATEMENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose - Michael Connelly

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Kathleen Willis and Silvana Tabares)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 120/6from Ch. 38, par. 1406


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that in any case where a defendant has been convicted of a violent crime or a juvenile has been adjudicated a delinquent for a violent crime, the victim or his or her representative and immediate family or household member upon their request shall (rather than may) be permitted by the court to orally address (rather than address) the court regarding the impact of the defendant's criminal conduct or juvenile delinquent conduct has upon them.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
725 ILCS 120/6
Adds reference to:
725 ILCS 120/4.5
730 ILCS 5/5-3-2from Ch. 38, par. 1005-3-2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that the office of the State's Attorney shall inform the victim of (1) the victim's right to make a victim impact statement at the sentencing hearing; and (2) if a presentence report is to be prepared, the right of the victim's spouse, guardian, parent, grandparent and other immediate family and household to submit information to the preparer of the presentence report about the effect the offense has had on the victim and the person. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in felony cases, the presentence report shall set forth information provided by the victim's spouse, guardian, parent, grandparent, and other immediate family and household members about the effect the offense committed has had on the victim and on the person providing the information; if the victim's spouse, guardian, parent, grandparent, or other immediate family or household member has provided a written statement, the statement shall be attached to the report.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/13/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/13/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/7/2013SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 007-001-000
  3/7/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2013
  3/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  4/18/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Rose
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2013
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/24/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/24/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/25/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/29/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  5/9/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/7/2014HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Back To Top