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 Bill Status of HB5131  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dennis Tipsword, Jr. - Michael J. Coffey, Jr. - Wayne A Rosenthal, Dave Severin, Adam M. Niemerg, Travis Weaver and Tony M. McCombie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/104-17from Ch. 38, par. 104-17

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 concerning a defendant's commitment for mental health treatment. Provides that if the Department of Human Services does not provide placement within the 20 days of transmittal from the circuit court clerk, the Department shall provide payment to the sheriff, as prescribed by the sheriff, including, but not limited to, housing and mental health services for each day after 20 days have passed from the time the defendant was first placed in the sheriff's custody. Provides that the sheriff shall not be held liable for any issues encountered after the 20th day the defendant remains in his or her care. Deletes provision that Department shall admit the defendant to a secure facility within 60 days of the transmittal of the court's placement order, unless the Department can demonstrate good faith efforts at placement and a lack of bed and placement availability. Deletes if placement cannot be made within 60 days of the transmittal of the court's placement order and the Department has demonstrated good faith efforts at placement and a lack of bed and placement availability, the Department shall provide an update to the ordering court every 30 days until the defendant is placed.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dennis Tipsword, Jr.
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Coffey, Jr.
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne A Rosenthal
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  2/8/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice
  3/7/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice; 008-000-000
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam M. Niemerg
  3/7/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  4/17/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony M. McCombie

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