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 Bill Status of HB5660  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/20/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-308
730 ILCS 5/5-9-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, whenever a person fails to appear in court and the court continues the case, if the clerk of the court elects to establish a system to send text, email, and telephone notifications, the clerk of the court may send notifications to an email address, may send a text message to the person's last known cellular telephone number, and if the person does not have a cellular telephone number, may reach the person at the person's last known landline telephone number regarding the continued court date. Deletes a provision that requires a court to enter an order of failure to appear if a person does not appear in court on or before the continued court date or satisfy the court that the person's appearance in and surrender to the court is impossible for no fault of the person. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes language that allowed the court use mitigating factors when deciding on contempt or imprisonment for nonpayment of a fine.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/20/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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