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 Bill Status of SB0889  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  JURIES-UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Melinda Bush - Iris Y. Martinez - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Emil Jones, III, Cristina Castro, Daniel Biss and Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Juliana Stratton - Scott Drury - Michael Halpin, Will Guzzardi, Ann M. Williams, Carol Ammons, Litesa E. Wallace, Sonya M. Harper and Frances Ann Hurley)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/26/2017SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 305/2from Ch. 78, par. 2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, order of protection status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status. Provides that "religion", "sex", and "national origin" have the meanings provided in the Illinois Human Rights Act. Effective January 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/8/2017SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/15/2017SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/29/2017SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/5/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/6/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 007-001-001
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/26/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/3/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/3/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/3/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  5/16/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/16/2017HouseTo Civil Procedure Subcommittee
  5/18/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  5/18/2017HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Juliana Stratton
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/24/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  5/24/2017HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee; 003-000-000
  5/24/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-000-000
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/28/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  5/28/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/28/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/28/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  5/28/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/28/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2017SenateSent to the Governor

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