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 Bill Status of SB1547  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  MUNI CD-TENANT CONTACT POLICE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - David Koehler - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Iris Y. Martinez - Wm. Sam McCann, Heather A. Steans, Michael Noland, William Delgado, Emil Jones, III, Kimberly A. Lightford, Daniel Biss, Patricia Van Pelt, Jason A. Barickman, Don Harmon, Michael Connelly, John G. Mulroe, Antonio Muñoz, Dan Kotowski, Steve Stadelman, William R. Haine, Napoleon Harris, III, Terry Link, Melinda Bush, Donne E. Trotter, Mattie Hunter, Ira I. Silverstein and Julie A. Morrison

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anthony DeLuca - Lou Lang - Mike Fortner - Ron Sandack - Kelly M. Cassidy, Robert Martwick, Robyn Gabel, Pamela Reaves-Harris, Mary E. Flowers, La Shawn K. Ford, Ann M. Williams, Joe Sosnowski, Will Guzzardi, Elaine Nekritz, Esther Golar, Al Riley, Steven A. Andersson, Sam Yingling, Rita Mayfield, Silvana Tabares, Mike Smiddy, Emanuel Chris Welch, Martin J. Moylan, Robert Rita, William Davis, Thaddeus Jones, Elizabeth Hernandez, Cynthia Soto, Litesa E. Wallace, Camille Y. Lilly, Linda Chapa LaVia, Stephanie A. Kifowit, John C. D'Amico, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., André Thapedi, Katherine Cloonen, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Brandon W. Phelps, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Kenneth Dunkin and Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0441

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/1-2-1.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates a new Section prohibiting all units of local government from enacting or enforcing ordinances or regulations that penalize tenants who contact police or other emergency services if (1) the contact was made with the intent to prevent the perpetration or escalation of domestic violence, sexual violence, criminal activity, or any other emergency situation; (2) the contact was made with the intent to respond to domestic violence, sexual violence, criminal activity, or other emergency situation; (3) the intervention or emergency assistance was needed to respond to the perpetration or escalation of domestic violence, sexual violence, criminal activity, or other emergency situation; or (4) the contact was concerning an individual with a disability. Requires any ordinances inconsistent with this Section to be repealed or modified. Provides that a landlord or tenant may bring a civil suit seeking to invalidate the ordinance, compensatory damages, attorney fees, court costs, and other equitable relief. Provides that the new Section is a denial and limitation of home rule powers and functions. Provides that this Section does not limit enforcement of provisions of the Emergency Telephone System Act, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Forcible Entry and Detainer Article of the Code of Civil Procedure, or does not limit or prohibit any unit of local government from enacting or enforcing an ordinance that does not penalize landlords or tenants on the basis of contact made to police or other emergency service. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
55 ILCS 5/5-1005.10 new
60 ILCS 1/85-56 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with the following changes: Prohibits a municipality from enacting or enforcing an ordinance or regulation that penalizes tenants or landlords based on: (A) contact made to police or other emergency services, if (i) the contact was made with the intent to prevent or respond to domestic violence, sexual violence, or any non-criminal emergency situation; (ii) the intervention or emergency assistance was needed to respond to or prevent domestic violence, sexual violence, or a non-criminal emergency situation; or (iii) the contact was made by, on behalf of, or otherwise concerns an individual with a disability and the purpose of the contact was related to that individual's disability; (B) an incident or incidents of actual or threatened domestic violence or sexual violence against a tenant, household member, or guest occurring in the dwelling unit or on the premises; or (C) criminal activity or a local ordinance violation occurring in the dwelling unit or on the premises that is directly relating to domestic violence or sexual violence, engaged in by a tenant, member of a tenant's household, guest, or other party, and against a tenant, household member, guest, or other party. Prohibits counties, townships, or municipalities from enacting or enforcing ordinances to penalize landlords or tenants on the basis of the underlying criminal activity or a local ordinance violation not covered by the provisions of this Section or limit or prohibit the eviction of or imposition of penalties against the perpetrator of the domestic violence, sexual violence, or other criminal activity. Removes a provision requiring repeal or modification of prohibited ordinances. Makes similar changes to the Counties Code and the Township Code. Effective 90 days after becoming law.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Defines "disability" to mean, with respect to a person: (1) a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities; (2) a record of having such an impairment; or (3) being regarded as having such an impairment, but such term does not include current, illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance, as defined in the federal Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 802. Deletes the definition of "emergency situation". Deletes references to "non-criminal emergency situation".

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes the provisions amending the Township Code. Additionally, provides that the provisions of the Act do not prohibit counties or municipalities from enacting or enforcing ordinances to impose penalties (currently, penalize landlords or tenants) on the basis of criminal activity or local ordinance violation and to the extent otherwise permitted by existing State and federal law (currently, State and federal law).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/3/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  3/10/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/11/2015SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/16/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/16/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/17/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/17/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/17/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/18/2015SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/18/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Judiciary
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/24/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 011-000-000
  3/24/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2015
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/27/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/30/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/1/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/2/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/6/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/13/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/14/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/15/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/16/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/16/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2015
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 011-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Hutchinson
  4/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/22/2015Senate3/5 Vote Required
  4/22/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/23/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/23/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/29/2015HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  4/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/30/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  4/30/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/30/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/5/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  5/6/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/7/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/12/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-006-000
  5/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/15/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  5/15/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  5/18/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/19/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/20/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  5/21/2015HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/22/2015SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 25, 2015
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2015SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/28/2015SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 012-000-000
  5/31/2015Senate3/5 Vote Required
  5/31/2015SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 057-000-000
  5/31/2015SenateSenate Concurs 057-000-000
  5/31/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/21/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/21/2015SenateEffective Date November 19, 2015
  8/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0441

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