Bill Status of SB2186 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIMINAL LAW-PENALTIES
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that in a county exceeding a population of 3,000,000, if the court determines that the appointment of a special prosecutor is required because the State's Attorney is sick, absent, or unable to fulfill his or her duties or has a conflict of interest, the court shall request the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor to serve as the special prosecutor where the cause or proceeding is an officer-involved death. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the threshold amount of theft not from the person and retail theft that enhances the offense from a misdemeanor to a felony to $2,000. Amends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Drug Paraphernalia Control Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Lowers penalties for the manufacture, delivery, possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, and trafficking and possession of cannabis, controlled substances, and methamphetamine. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes changes in eligibility for the Offender Initiative Program and the Second Chance Probation Program. Increases the maximum amount of sentence credit that a prisoner may receive for various offenses from 4.5 to 8.5 (from 7.5 to 10.5 for gunrunning, drug-induced homicide, or aggravated methamphetamine-related child endangerment) days of sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment. Reduces the mandatory supervised release term for Class X, 1, and 2 felonies other than certain sex offenses to 18 months. Makes other changes.