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 Bill Status of HB5538  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  DOM VIOLENCE-POLICE TRAINING

House Sponsors
Rep. Sheri Jesiel - John D. Anthony, Thomas Morrison, Barbara Wheeler, Terri Bryant, Christine Winger, Michelle Mussman and Fred Crespo

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0810

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/112A-27from Ch. 38, par. 112A-27
750 ILCS 60/301.1from Ch. 40, par. 2313-1.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that in developing arrest procedure policies in domestic violence situations, each law enforcement agency shall (instead of "is encouraged to") consult with community organizations and other law enforcement agencies with expertise in recognizing and handling domestic violence incidents. Provides that in the initial training of new recruits and every 5 years in the continuing education of law enforcement officers, every law enforcement agency shall provide training to aid in understanding the actions of domestic violence victims and abusers and to prevent further victimization of those who have been abused, focusing specifically on looking beyond the physical evidence to the psychology of domestic violence situations, such as the dynamics of the aggressor-victim relationship, separately evaluating claims where both parties claim to be the victim, and long-term effects. Provides that the Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall formulate and administer the training as part of the current programs for both new recruits and active law enforcement officers. Provides that the Board shall formulate the training by July 1, 2017, and implement the training statewide by July 1, 2018. Provides that in formulating the training, the Board shall work with community organizations with expertise in domestic violence to determine which topics to include. Provides that the Illinois Department of State Police shall oversee the implementation and continual administration of the training.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Law Enforcement Training Standards Board (instead of the Illinois Department of State Police) shall oversee the implementation and continual administration of the training.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/1/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  4/1/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/4/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christine Winger
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/4/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/13/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/13/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 14, 2016
  4/19/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/19/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  5/4/2016SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  5/4/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2016
  5/10/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2016
  5/25/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/25/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/15/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/15/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  8/15/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0810

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