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 Bill Status of HB3475  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Rita Mayfield - Emanuel Chris Welch - La Shawn K. Ford - Carol Ammons, Kelly M. Cassidy, Arthur Turner, Terri Bryant, Elaine Nekritz, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Camille Y. Lilly and Thaddeus Jones

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt, Heather A. Steans, Daniel Biss, Don Harmon, Mattie Hunter, Pamela J. Althoff, Toi W. Hutchinson, Terry Link, Melinda Bush and William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0381

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-5
730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections concerning certificates of good conduct. Provides that "eligible offender" does not include a person who has been convicted of arson, aggravated arson, kidnapping, aggravated kidnaping, aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, or intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination thereof, or aggravated domestic battery. Eliminates the exclusion from "eligible offender" of a person who has been convicted of committing or attempting to commit a Class X felony or a forcible felony. Eliminates the exclusion from "eligible offender" of a person convicted of attempting to commit any of the specified offenses. Provides that if the most serious crime of which the individual was convicted is a felony (currently, a Class 1, 2, 3, or 4 felony), the minimum period of good conduct shall be 2 years.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice Committee
  3/10/2015HouseRe-assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/12/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/24/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  3/24/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  4/1/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/15/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 087-023-000
  4/16/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/16/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/16/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/16/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/16/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/21/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/21/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/21/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/28/2015SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/28/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  5/1/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/4/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/5/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/6/2015SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 010-001-000
  5/6/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 7, 2015
  5/12/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/20/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2015
  5/22/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/26/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-014-000
  5/26/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/17/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0381

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