Bill Status of SB1882  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Rachelle Crowe - Steve McClure

House Sponsors
(Rep. John Connor)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0436

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/8-802.3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that if a defendant's counsel seeks to discover the identity of an informant, then the defendant's counsel shall file a motion with the court alleging a good faith factual basis for believing that the prior representation of the informant creates a serious potential for an actual conflict of interest. Provides that the court: may deny the motion for lack of a factual basis; or, if it finds a sufficiently alleged factual basis, shall conduct an in camera hearing with the informant to ascertain whether an actual conflict of interest exists. Provides that if the court conducts an in camera hearing, the court shall: deny the motion if there is no basis to conclude that a serious potential for an actual conflict exists; or inform the petitioning counsel that his or her continued representation is a conflict. Provides that if the court concludes that a conflict exists, it shall notify the counsel of the nature of the conflict, subject to any condition of nondisclosure the court deems appropriate. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve McClure
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/27/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2019
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/11/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/18/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  4/30/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/30/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/7/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 019-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/23/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/20/2019SenateEffective Date August 20, 2019
  8/20/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0436