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 Bill Status of HB1348  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie - Mary E. Flowers - Kelly M. Cassidy, La Shawn K. Ford, Greg Harris, Emanuel Chris Welch, Michael J. Zalewski, André M. Thapedi, Arthur Turner, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Elaine Nekritz, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Sara Feigenholtz, Elizabeth Hernandez, Derrick Smith, William Davis, Monique D. Davis, Cynthia Soto, Esther Golar and Camille Y. Lilly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/10-2from Ch. 38, par. 10-2
720 ILCS 5/11-1.20was 720 ILCS 5/12-13
720 ILCS 5/11-1.30was 720 ILCS 5/12-14
720 ILCS 5/11-1.40was 720 ILCS 5/12-14.1
720 ILCS 5/12-33from Ch. 38, par. 12-33
720 ILCS 5/29D-14.9was 720 ILCS 5/29D-30
720 ILCS 5/29D-35
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-95
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-105 new
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-8-1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Eliminates mandatory sentences of natural life imprisonment for persons convicted of offenses committed before they attain 18 years of age. Provides that a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of an offense, may, after serving 15 years of his or her sentence of either life imprisonment or a term of 40 years or longer of imprisonment, submit a motion in the circuit court of the county in which he or she was originally sentenced for resentencing. Provides that the petitioner shall be eligible to file a second motion for resentencing not sooner than 10 years or longer than 20 years as determined by the court at the first resentencing hearing. Provides that the petitioner may file a motion seeking leave for resentencing upon reaching the age of 60. Establishes procedures and factors that the court shall use in considering the motion. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, when a person was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of an offense, the court, at the sentencing hearing, shall consider specified factors in determining the appropriate sentence. Provides that no retroactive resentencing hearing shall be conducted until one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that within one year of the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall present the General Assembly with evidence-based findings regarding the effects of sentencing minors as adults. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that in determining the appropriate sentence, the court shall consider the defendant's expression of remorse, if appropriate and shall permit victims' impact statements. Makes a technical correction to the bill.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/6/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/11/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/13/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/14/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/19/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André M. Thapedi
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/25/2013HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
  2/28/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/28/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Restorative Justice Committee
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/7/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Restorative Justice Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/7/2013HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Restorative Justice Committee; 004-003-000
  3/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/8/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/18/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/16/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/17/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/18/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/18/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/18/2013HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/18/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  5/1/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/19/2014HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/19/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/11/2014HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  8/6/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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