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 Bill Status of HB5061  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CORRECTIONS-HABITUAL CRIMINAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Justin Slaughter

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-95


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Requires that for purposes of the habitual criminal sentencing provision the first offense must be committed when the person was 21 years of age or older. Provides that when a defendant, over the age of 21 years, is convicted of a Class 1 or Class 2 forcible felony (rather than Class 1 or 2 felony), after having twice been convicted in any state or federal court of an offense that contains the same elements as an offense now classified in Illinois as a Class 2 or greater Class forcible felony (rather than Class 1 or 2 felony), and those charges are separately brought and tried and arise out of different series of acts, that defendant shall be sentenced as a Class X offender. Makes other technical changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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