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 Bill Status of SB1827  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  JUV CT-LEGAL COUNSEL PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 405/5-175 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the Chief Judge of each judicial circuit may establish a Justice for Juveniles Program, which would require that juveniles arrested or detained for eligible offenses be represented by legal counsel throughout the entire custodial interrogation of the juvenile. Provides that if a Chief Judge establishes a Justice for Juveniles Program, any oral, written, or sign language statement of a juvenile made without the presence of legal counsel during a custodial interrogation on or after the effective date of the Program shall be inadmissible as evidence against the juvenile in a proceeding under this Act or in a proceeding under the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012. Defines "eligible offense" and "juvenile".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

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