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 Bill Status of SB0889  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  JURIES-UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Melinda Bush, Emil Jones, III, Cristina Castro and Daniel Biss

Hearings
Judiciary Hearing Mar 28 2017 2:30PM Capitol 400 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePostponed - Judiciary

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.

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

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