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 Bill Status of HB4543  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  JUV CT-AGE OF DETENTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - La Shawn K. Ford - Lindsay Parkhurst - Juliana Stratton - Kelly M. Cassidy, Laura Fine, Will Guzzardi and Al Riley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/17a-9from Ch. 23, par. 5017a-9
705 ILCS 405/5-410
705 ILCS 405/5-710
705 ILCS 405/5-720

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall include recommendations regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent deeper criminal involvement in its annual submission of a report to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that on and after July 1, 2019, a minor who is 13 years of age or older (rather than 10 years of age or older) may be detained in an authorized detention facility under certain circumstances. Provides that it is the goal of the Act to ensure that detention is the last resort and for as short of a time as possible. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/5/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  2/13/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/13/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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