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 Bill Status of HB5396  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Rachel Ventura and Javier L. Cervantes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/18/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-3-14

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board shall place no additional restrictions, limitations, or requirements than that provided by the statute creating the procedure for medical release. Provides that upon a determination that the petitioner is eligible for a hearing on medical release, the Prisoner Review Board shall: (1) provide public notice of the petitioner's name, docket number, counsel, and hearing date; and (2) provide a copy of the evaluation and any medical records provided by the Department of Corrections to the petitioner or the petitioner's attorney upon scheduling the institutional hearing. Provides that a hearing on a petitioner's application for medical release is public unless the petitioner requests a non-public hearing. Provides that members of the public shall be permitted to freely attend public hearings on medical release without restriction. Provides that upon denying an eligible petitioner's application for medical release, the Prisoner Review Board shall publish a decision letter outlining the reason for denial. Provides that the decision letter must include an explanation of each statutory factor and the estimated annual cost of the petitioner's continued incarceration, including the petitioner's medical care. Makes technical changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice
  3/7/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice; 006-003-000
  3/7/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 072-034-002
  4/18/2024SenateArrive in Senate
  4/18/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/18/2024SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  4/18/2024SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/7/2024SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes

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