Bill Status of HB0399 99th General Assembly
Short Description: PROTECTION ORDER-ISSUANCE
Rep. Martin J. Moylan, Silvana Tabares and Sam Yingling
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that a petition for an order of protection may be filed by the State's Attorney on behalf of a person who has been abused by a family or household member. Provides that the court may, on its own motion, on behalf of a person who has been abused by a family or household member issue an order of protection. Lengthens duration of plenary order of protection in a criminal case to no longer than 10 years after sentence completion (rather than 2 years).