CD CORRECTIONS-DRUG OFFENSES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Includes
in the definition of "violent crime", a violation of the Illinois
Controlled Substances Act or the Cannabis Control Act if the violation
resulted in personal injury or death. Provides that a "crime victim"
includes a person who has suffered personal injury as a result of a
violation of the Cannabis Control Act or the Illinois Controlled
Substances Act. Effective January 1, 2001.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
725 ILCS 120/3
Adds reference to:
730 ILCS 5/5-4-1 from Ch. 38, par. 1005-4-1
Deletes everything. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Pro-
vides that peace officers or persons who lived or worked in the com-
munity where the offense occurred when the offense took place and who
are familiar with various public places where the offense occurred
when the offense took place may give victim impact statements.
Includes various drug offenses for which victim impact statements
may be given.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
725 ILCS 5/115-10.5 new
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in
prosecutions for the delivery of controlled substances in certain
places or certain offenses in which minors are prosecuted as adults
for certain specified offenses, any person who (i) lived or worked
within the territorial jurisdiction of the offense when the offense
took place; and (ii) is familiar with various public places within the
territorial jurisdiction of the offense when the offense took place
may testify as to the status of certain property as a truck stop or
safety rest stop, school, school bus, public housing property, public
park, church, synagogue, or senior center. Provides that this "safe
zone testimony" shall be admissible as an exception to the hearsay
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0899
Last action date: 00-07-06
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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