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 Bill Status of HB5311  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - La Shawn K. Ford

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-14-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that 45 days prior to the scheduled discharge of a person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections, the Department shall give the person: (1) information about obtaining a standard Illinois Identification Card or a limited-term Illinois Identification Card; (2) information about voter registration and may distribute information prepared by the State Board of Elections and may enter into an interagency contract with the State Board of Elections to participate in the automatic voter registration program and be a designated automatic voter registration agency under the Election Code; (3) information about job listings upon discharge from the correctional institution or facility; (4) information about available housing upon discharge from the correctional institution or facility; (5) a directory of elected State officials and of officials elected in the county and municipality, if any, in which the committed person intends to reside upon discharge from the correctional institution or facility; and (6) any other information that the Department of Corrections deems necessary to provide the committed person in order for the committed person to reenter the community and avoid recidivism (currently, the committed person is provided information, if uninsured, about applying for health care coverage including medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code).

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/25/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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