Bill Status of HB2670  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner - Paul D. Froehlich - Keith Farnham - Fred Crespo - Sidney H. Mathias

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Randall M. Hultgren, A. J. Wilhelmi and Emil Jones, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0292

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/3-5from Ch. 38, par. 3-5
720 ILCS 5/11-20.1from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1
720 ILCS 5/11-20.3
725 ILCS 115/3from Ch. 38, par. 1353
725 ILCS 120/3from Ch. 38, par. 1403
725 ILCS 207/5
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.2from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a prosecution for child pornography that involves filming, videotaping, photographing, or otherwise depicting by computer a child under 18 years of age or a severely or profoundly mentally retarded person engaging in certain sexual acts may be commenced at any time. Provides that child pornography or aggravated child pornography that does not involve mere possession shall be deemed crimes of violence. Amends the Bill of Rights for Children. Provides that the right of a parent or legal guardian of a child victim upon his or her request, at the time of the sentencing or the disposition hearing, to address the court regarding the impact which the defendant's criminal conduct or the juvenile's delinquent conduct has had upon the child applies in cases of indecent solicitation of a child, child pornography, and aggravated child pornography. Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that the offenses of child pornography and aggravated child pornography are violent crimes. Amends the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act. Provides that a "sexually violent offense" includes child pornography and aggravated child pornography. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the commission of the offense of child pornography or aggravated child pornography is an aggravating factor in sentencing.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/20/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/25/2009HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/12/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  3/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/24/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-001-000
  3/25/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 26, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2009SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/22/2009SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/27/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  4/30/2009SenateTo Criminal Law Subcommittee on Enhancements and Redundancy
  5/7/2009SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 007-000-001
  5/7/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2009
  5/12/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2009
  5/14/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/14/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/14/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/12/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/11/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/11/2009HouseEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/11/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0292