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 Bill Status of SB0250  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  SAFE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patricia Van Pelt - Kimberly A. Lightford, Laura Fine and Ram Villivalam

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 3930/7.3 new
20 ILCS 3930/7.3-2 new
20 ILCS 3930/7.3-5 new
30 ILCS 115/2from Ch. 85, par. 612
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.6

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the SAFE Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2020, funding formulas based on population shall include prisoners as residents based on the place where they resided before incarceration or the place they intend to return. Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Provides that within 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall identify geographic areas eligible to be designated by the Safe and Full Coordinating Board as a Safe and Full Employment Zone (SAFE Zone) and shall send to the Legislative Audit Commission and make publicly available its analysis and development of the SAFE Zones. Provides that the criteria for these SAFE Zones shall be used to prioritize State funding and provide various services throughout the State. Creates the Safe and Full Employment Coordinating Board to develop and implement a plan for designating SAFE Zones. Provides that the design of programs and budget requirements in SAFE Zones shall be developed by Local Economic Growth Councils. Amends the State Revenue Sharing Act. Provides that for purposes of the amount of funds allocable to each municipality and county in the State, the number of individual residents of a municipality or county shall include the number of persons incarcerated in a penal institution who resided in the municipality or county before incarceration, or, if known, the municipality or county the prisoner intends to return after release from the penal institution. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the First Time Weapon Offender Program shall be implemented by the Safe and Full Employment Coordinating Board. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  1/31/2019SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/5/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/21/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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