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 Bill Status of HB5079  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi - Carol Ammons - Sheri Jesiel - Barbara Wheeler

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/10-9
730 ILCS 150/2from Ch. 38, par. 222
735 ILCS 5/13-202.4 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalties for trafficking in persons, involuntary servitude, and related offenses. For some Class X offenses, imposes a term of imprisonment of not less than 12 years and not more than 30 years. Amends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides that "sex offense" for registration purposes of the Act includes involuntary sexual servitude of a minor on and after January 1, 2019. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a victim of trafficking may bring a civil action against a person who pleads guilty to or is convicted of a human trafficking offense to recover actual damages sustained by the victim, court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, and punitive damages determined by the court. Provides that an action commenced under the provision shall be filed within 10 years after the latest of the following events: (1) the final order in the related case; (2) the victim's emancipation from the defendant; or (3) the victim's 18th birthday.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  4/9/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/9/2018HouseTo Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration Subcommittee
  4/10/2018HouseMotion Filed to Discharge Committee Judiciary - Criminal Committee; Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/12/2018HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary - Criminal Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/12/2018HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  4/12/2018HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 002-003-000
  4/12/2018HouseRemains in Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2018HouseMotion Withdrawn Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  9/24/2018HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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