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 Bill Status of HB2738  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CD CORR-VISITATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Ammons, Sonya M. Harper, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Justin Slaughter, Terri Bryant and John M. Cabello

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-7-2from Ch. 38, par. 1003-7-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that all of the institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections shall permit every committed person to receive in-person visitors, except in case of abuse of the visiting privilege or when the chief administrative officer determines that such visiting would be harmful or dangerous to the security, safety or morale of the institution or facility. Provides that an institution or facility of the Department may not charge a fee to either a committed person or visitor for video visitation that results in a profit for the Department.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that all of the institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections shall permit every committed person to receive in-person visitors and video contact. Deletes provision that no committed person in a super maximum security facility or on disciplinary segregation is allowed contact visits. Provides that the Department shall seek the lowest possible cost to provide video calling and shall charge to the extent of recovering any demonstrated costs of providing video calling. Provides that the Departments shall not make a commission or profit from video calling services. Provides that nothing in this provision shall be construed to permit video calling instead of in-person visitation.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a committed person is permitted video contact, if available.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Restores provision that no committed person in a super maximum security facility or on disciplinary segregation is allowed contact visits.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept of Corrections)
 This legislation has an unknown fiscal cost to the Department of Corrections.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This legislation does not create a State mandate.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/14/2017HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/14/2017HouseCorrectional Note Requested by Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/15/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/28/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 005-001-000
  3/28/2017HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Criminal Committee;
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-005-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/30/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/5/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-000-000
  4/5/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/5/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/5/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/5/2017HouseFiscal Note Requested - Withdrawn by Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/5/2017HouseCorrectional Note Requested - Withdrawn by Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/6/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/6/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/20/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-010-000
  4/26/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2017
  4/26/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

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