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 Bill Status of HB1437  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM SENTENCING IMPACT NOTE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Litesa E. Wallace - Carol Ammons - Linda Chapa LaVia - Mary E. Flowers, Al Riley, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Jehan Gordon-Booth and Sonya M. Harper

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, III - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0666

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Criminal Sentencing Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill, the purpose or effect of which is to have a disparate impact on the criminal offender population and its racial and ethnic composition, shall have prepared for it a brief explanatory statement or note that shall include a reliable estimate of the anticipated impact on the racial and ethnic composition of the criminal offender population. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall prepare the statement or note. Sets forth the contents of the statement or note addressing the disparate impact. Defines "criminal offender population". Contains other related provisions regarding the vote on the necessity of the note, comment or opinion regarding the merits of the legislation included in the note, and appearance of State officials and employees in support or opposition of measure.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Criminal Diversion Racial Impact Data Collection Act. Requires every law enforcement agency to submit monthly written reports to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority identifying the number of persons arrested but released without charging and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons. Requires every State's Attorney's office to submit monthly written reports to the Authority identifying (i) the number of persons for which formal charges were declined to be filed and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons, and (ii) the number of persons admitted to a diversion from prosecution program and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons. Provides that the Authority shall publish information received pursuant to the Act every calendar year. Contains legislative findings. Defines required terms. Provides for a repeal date of the Act on December 31, 2020. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Criminal Diversion Racial Impact Data Collection Act. Requires that, in accordance with reporting guidelines for law enforcement agencies under the Criminal Identification Act, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall report the number of persons arrested and released without charging, and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons. Requires that, in accordance with reporting guidelines for State's Attorneys under the Criminal Identification Act, the Authority shall report the number of persons for which formal charges were dismissed, and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons. Requires that, in accordance with reporting guidelines for circuit court clerks under the Criminal Identification Act, the Authority shall determine and report the number of persons admitted to a diversion from prosecution program, and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons, separated by each type of diversion program. Provides that the Authority shall publish information received and an assessment of the quality of that information under the Act every calendar year. Provides that the Authority, Department of State Police, Administrative Office of Illinois Courts, and Illinois State's Attorneys Association may collaborate on any necessary training concerning the provisions of the Act. Contains legislative findings. Defines required terms. Provides for a repeal date of the Act on December 31, 2020. Effective January 1, 2017.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/6/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2015HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/19/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/26/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/26/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/6/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/6/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/6/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  4/7/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/14/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/14/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 18, 2016
  4/14/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/18/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/4/2016SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/5/2016SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/11/2016SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 011-000-000
  5/11/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2016
  5/18/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2016
  5/26/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/26/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/26/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/29/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/29/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  7/29/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0666

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