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 Bill Status of SB1708  9th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg

House Sponsors
(Rep. Daniel Biss - Marlow H. Colvin - Lou Lang - Sidney H. Mathias - Carol A. Sente, Elaine Nekritz, Karen May, Ann Williams, Deborah Mell, Arthur Turner, Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/21/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0161

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-7.1from Ch. 38, par. 12-7.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that any order of probation or conditional discharge entered following a conviction or an adjudication of delinquency for hate crime shall include a condition that the offender enroll in an educational program discouraging hate crimes if the offender caused criminal damage to property consisting of religious fixtures, objects, or decorations. Provides that the educational program may be administered, as determined by the court, by a university, college, community college, non-profit organization, or the Holocaust and Genocide Commission. Effective January 1, 2012.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that nothing prohibits courses discouraging hate crimes from being made available online.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/2/2011SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  3/2/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 3, 2011
  3/3/2011SenateSecond Reading
  3/3/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 8, 2011
  3/31/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/31/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  3/31/2011HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/31/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Daniel Biss
  3/31/2011HouseFirst Reading
  3/31/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  4/11/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/26/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/28/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  4/28/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Daniel Biss
  5/4/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/9/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Approved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/10/2011HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/10/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/12/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/12/2011SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 13, 2011
  5/13/2011SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/13/2011SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/24/2011SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/25/2011SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 011-000-000
  5/26/2011SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/26/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  7/21/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  7/21/2011SenateEffective Date January 1, 2012
  7/21/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0161

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