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 Bill Status of HB5443  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM PRO-MENTAL HEALTH EXPERT

House Sponsors
Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti - Careen M. Gordon

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/115-6from Ch. 38, par. 115-6
725 ILCS 5/115-6.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant discloses that he or she may rely upon the testimony of a mental health expert in mitigation during a death penalty hearing, the Court shall, on motion of the State, order the defendant to submit to examination by at least one clinical psychologist or psychiatrist, to be named by the prosecuting attorney. Provides that all mental health interviews of the defendant shall be visually electronically recorded in their entirety. Provides that the visual electronic recordings of the defendant shall be made available to the defense. Provides that all interviews of defendants conducted by mental health professionals for the purpose of rendering or supporting an expert opinion or diagnosis to be offered in a criminal prosecution shall be visually electronically recorded in their entirety. Provides that the trial court, consistent with Illinois Supreme Court Rules and Illinois law, shall issue protective orders limiting the distribution, use, and retention of all visual electronic recordings. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  2/5/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2010HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/4/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 004-002-000
  3/4/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-002-000
  3/12/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M. Gordon
  3/12/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/12/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 15, 2010
  3/16/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/16/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/16/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/14/2010SenateHeld in Criminal Law
  4/22/2010SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/23/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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