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 Bill Status of SB1389  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM PRO-SEX OFFENSE-CHILD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Patricia Van Pelt - John G. Mulroe - Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Julie A. Morrison, Toi W. Hutchinson, David Koehler and Don Harmon

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Zalewski - Barbara Wheeler - Pamela Reaves-Harris - David Harris, Camille Y. Lilly, Sheri Jesiel, Ann M. Williams, John C. D'Amico, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez and Patricia R. Bellock)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0094

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/106B-10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in a prosecution of criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse, the court may set any conditions it finds just and appropriate on the taking of testimony of a victim who is a child under the age of 18 years or a moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually disabled person or a person affected by a developmental disability, including the use of a service or therapy animal that has been evaluated and registered according to national standards, in any proceeding involving that offense. Provides that when deciding whether to permit the child or person to testify with the assistance of a registered service or therapy animal, the court shall take into consideration the age of the child or the person, the interests of the child or the person, the rights of the parties to the litigation, and any other relevant factor that would facilitate the testimony by the child or the person.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Reinserts the provisions of the bill. Changes references from service or therapy animal that has been evaluated and registered according to national standards to facility dog. Defines "facility dog".

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the taking of testimony of the child under 18 years of age, or a moderately, severely, or profoundly intellectually disabled person affected by a developmental disability in a sex offense case the court may set conditions in taking the testimony that involve (rather than include) the use of a facility dog in any proceeding involving the sexual offense.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2015SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/19/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  3/25/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/25/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 011-000-000
  3/25/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 26, 2015
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/25/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/26/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2015
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/23/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Bennett
  4/23/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/23/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/24/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/24/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/24/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  4/24/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/24/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 014-000-000
  5/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sheri Jesiel
  5/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/19/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/21/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/21/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  7/21/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  7/21/2015SenateEffective Date January 1, 2016
  7/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0094

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