Bill Status of HB5187  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield - Esther Golar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Terry Link and Kimberly A. Lightford)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0815

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 705/7from Ch. 85, par. 507
725 ILCS 120/4from Ch. 38, par. 1404
725 ILCS 120/4.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the curriculum for probationary police officers shall include training in techniques designed to promote effective communication at the initial contact with crime victims and ways to comprehensively explain to victims and witnesses their rights under the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act and the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that any law enforcement agency that investigates an offense committed in the State shall provide a crime victim with a written statement and explanation of the rights of crime victims within 48 hours of law enforcement's initial contact with a victim. Provides that the Clerk of the Circuit Court shall post the rights of crime victims set forth in the Illinois Constitution and the Act within 3 feet of the door to any courtroom where criminal proceedings are conducted. Provides that the clerk may also post the rights in other locations in the courthouse. Provides that when the defendant has been committed to the Department of Human Services, the victim may request to be notified by the releasing authority of the approval by the court of an on-grounds pass, a supervised off-grounds pass, an unsupervised off-grounds pass, or conditional release; the release on an off-grounds pass; the return from an off-grounds pass; transfer to another facility; conditional release; escape; death; or final discharge from State custody.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/8/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/8/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 009-000-000
  3/8/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/26/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/27/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2012
  3/27/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/28/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/28/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 005-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  5/2/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/22/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/22/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  7/16/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  7/16/2012HouseEffective Date January 1, 2013
  7/16/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0815