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 Bill Status of SB1588  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Iris Y. Martinez, Omar Aquino, Cristina Castro, Heather A. Steans, Mattie Hunter, Antonio Muñoz, Kimberly A. Lightford, Laura Ellman, Julie A. Morrison, Linda Holmes, Laura M. Murphy, Toi W. Hutchinson and Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kathleen Willis, Terra Costa Howard and Diane Pappas)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
720 ILCS 5/13-10 new
725 ILCS 5/112A-1.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-2.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-3from Ch. 38, par. 112A-3
725 ILCS 5/112A-4from Ch. 38, par. 112A-4
725 ILCS 5/112A-4.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-5.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-11.5
725 ILCS 5/112A-14.8 new
725 ILCS 5/112A-21.8 new
725 ILCS 5/112A-23from Ch. 38, par. 112A-23
725 ILCS 5/112A-28from Ch. 38, par. 112A-28

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act. Adds provisions relating to: purpose; definitions; persons protected; commencement of action and filing fees; pleading and nondisclosure of address; application of rules of civil procedure and victim advocates; appointment of counsel; trial by jury; subject matter jurisdiction; jurisdiction over persons; venue; process; service of notice of hearings; hearings; continuances; sexual harassment no contact orders and remedies; mutual orders prohibited; accountability for actions of others; emergency sexual harassment no contact order; plenary sexual harassment no contact order; duration and extension of orders; contents of orders; notice of orders; short form notification; modification and reopening of orders; violation; arrest without warrant; and data maintenance by law enforcement. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to create the offense of violation of a sexual harassment no contact order. Makes conforming changes in the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Changes the definition of "sexual harassment". Provides that victim advocates include, but are not limited to, rape crisis center advocates. Provides that a petition for relief under the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act made in good faith is protected by the anti-retaliation provisions of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Deletes language providing that a petition for a sexual harassment no contact order may be filed at any time, regardless of whether any criminal charges are ever filed.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/15/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/15/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/19/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/19/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/19/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 006-002-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/29/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSecond Reading
  4/9/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2019
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 006-002-000
  4/10/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bush
  4/10/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 042-006-002
  4/10/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/11/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/11/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/10/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  5/24/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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