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 Bill Status of SB3142  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters and Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
20 ILCS 5/5-15was 20 ILCS 5/3
20 ILCS 5/5-20was 20 ILCS 5/4
20 ILCS 5/5-172 new
20 ILCS 5/5-240 new
20 ILCS 5/5-402 new
730 ILCS 5/3-14-3from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Department of Returning Resident Affairs Act (which may be referred to as the Second Chance State Act) and amends the Freedom of Information Act, the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Contains declarations and findings. Creates the Department of Returning Resident Affairs Act. Sets forth the powers of the Department in relation to formerly incarcerated or detained individuals and other matters. Provides that the Department shall develop and administer the Second Chance State Program and specifies the establishment of hub sites to serve eligible individuals and other elements of the Program. Creates the Second Chance State Transportation Task Force to create a program to provide no-cost or low-cost transportation options for returning residents before or after their release from incarceration. Creates the Returning Residents Interagency Council to identify the manner in which State officials and agencies can designate, allocate, and coordinate the use of their resources to best support the needs of returning residents. Provides for the appointment of (i) a Director of Returning Resident Affairs who has experience working with or for a community-based organization and was incarcerated in an Illinois Department of Corrections facility for not less than one year and (ii) an Assistant Director and a General Counsel, and provides that these appointees shall serve for a 7-year period and shall be subject to removal only upon a finding of misconduct by the Executive Inspector General for the agencies of the Illinois Governor. Contains provisions regarding other matters. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  1/12/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/26/2022SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  1/26/2022SenateTo Appropriations- Criminal Justice
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/18/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

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