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 Bill Status of SB3489  9th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM PRO - STATE APP. DEFENDER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Muñoz - Michael Noland

House Sponsors
(Rep. Dena M. Carli)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 105/10from Ch. 38, par. 208-10

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends State Appellate Defender Act. Deletes the discretionary duty of the State Appellate Defender to provide assistance to trial counsel in capital cases. Adds the discretionary duty to provide training, assistance of expert witnesses, and investigators to public defenders from funds appropriated for those purposes. Prohibits the State Appellate Defender from being appointed as trial counsel. Deletes authority of investigators for the Capital Trial Assistance Unit and Capital Post Conviction Unit to access the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS) for witness background checks. Deletes the authority for the State Appellate Defender to request appropriations from the Capital Litigation Trust Fund for capital case expenses in assisting trial counsel, representing petitioners in post-conviction proceedings, and in defending cases in counties other than Cook County. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/7/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2012SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/22/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/23/2012SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 006-000-000
  2/23/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 24, 2012
  2/27/2012SenateSecond Reading
  2/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 28, 2012
  3/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/22/2012HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/26/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2012HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2012HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  5/4/2012HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 18, 2012
  5/18/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 29, 2012
  5/29/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2012
  5/31/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/5/2012HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  12/5/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) January 8, 2013
  12/5/2012HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Dena M. Carli
  12/20/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dena M. Carli
  12/20/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  12/21/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  12/27/2012SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  12/27/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dena M. Carli
  12/27/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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