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 Bill Status of SB0583  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  FOIA-CLERK OF COURT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Sara Feigenholtz - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - John Connor, Antonio Muñoz, Bill Cunningham, Jil Tracy, Adriane Johnson, Robert Peters, Napoleon Harris, III, Melinda Bush, Scott M. Bennett, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Julie A. Morrison, Robert F. Martwick, Laura M. Murphy and Chapin Rose

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Burke, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Maurice A. West, II, Kelly M. Cassidy and Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2from Ch. 116, par. 202
5 ILCS 140/2.5
705 ILCS 105/16from Ch. 25, par. 16
705 ILCS 105/27.2b
705 ILCS 105/27.3bfrom Ch. 25, par. 27.3b
705 ILCS 135/5-20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that "public body" includes the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Provides that all records relating to the obligation, receipt, and use of public funds of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County are public records subject to inspection and copying by the public. Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that records kept by the clerks of the circuit courts are subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that specified unpaid assessments under the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act shall not be included in an agreement between the clerk of the circuit court and the Department of Revenue to establish a program for the purposes of collecting certain balances owed. Provides that the clerk of the court shall (rather than may) accept credit card payments over the Internet for fines, penalties, court costs, or costs from offenders on voluntary electronic pleas of guilty in minor traffic and conservation offenses to satisfy the requirement of written pleas of guilty. Amends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that one hour of public or community service shall be equivalent to $10 (rather than $4) of assessment.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 140/2from Ch. 116, par. 202
5 ILCS 140/2.5
705 ILCS 105/16from Ch. 25, par. 16
705 ILCS 105/27.2b
Adds reference to:
50 ILCS 205/3afrom Ch. 116, par. 43.103a

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Local Records Act. Provides that reports and records of the obligation, receipt, and use of public funds of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County are public records available for inspection by the public. Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that the clerk of the court shall (rather than may) accept credit card payments over the Internet for specified payments. Amends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that one hour of public or community service shall be equivalent to $10 (rather than $4) of assessment.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the engrossed bill, and further amends the Clerks of Courts Act to allow the clerk of court to accept payment of fines, penalties, or costs by certified check.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
705 ILCS 135/5-20

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the engrossed bill, and makes the following changes: Further amends the Clerks of Courts Act to allow the clerk of court to accept payment of fines, penalties, or costs by certified check. Removes the changes to the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/24/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/24/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/10/2021SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/15/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/17/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/17/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 017-000-000
  3/17/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 23, 2021
  3/18/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/8/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  4/12/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/14/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 15, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/30/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/4/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  5/5/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/13/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/13/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/13/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 016-000-000
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/19/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/24/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/24/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/27/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/27/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  5/29/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/29/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/29/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/29/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - May 30, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Judiciary
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 007-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Judiciary; 007-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2021SenateSent to the Governor

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