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 Bill Status of SB0407  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD-HATE CRIME

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

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sara Feigenholtz - Robin Kelly - Kathleen A. Ryg - David E. Miller - Deborah L. Graham, Harry Osterman, Charles E. Jefferson and Monique D. Davis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/8/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0463

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 harassment through electronic communications by reason of the harassed person's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin is a hate crime. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Limits a hate crime violation for harassment through electronic communications to threatening injury to the person or to the property of the person to whom the electronic communication was directed or to any of his or her family or household members.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/18/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/19/2003SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/26/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/27/2003SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  2/28/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  2/28/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/4/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/4/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/5/2003SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 009-000-000
  3/5/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 6, 2003
  3/13/2003SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 18, 2003
  3/19/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/19/2003HouseArrived in House
  3/19/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/19/2003HouseFirst Reading
  3/19/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  4/10/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 012-000-000
  4/10/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/15/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  5/7/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/7/2003HouseSponsor Removed Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/8/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  5/13/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/16/2003HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b); May 23, 2003
  5/20/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/20/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  5/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/20/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/8/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  8/8/2003SenateEffective Date August 8, 2003
  8/8/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0463

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