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 Bill Status of HB5886  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin, Dave Severin and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/4-4.5 new
720 ILCS 5/5-1from Ch. 38, par. 5-1
720 ILCS 5/5-2.5 new
720 ILCS 5/9-1.5 new
725 ILCS 5/114-15
725 ILCS 5/119-1
725 ILCS 5/122-2.2
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-10
730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-20.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Reinstates the death penalty if at the time of the commission of the offense the person was 18 years of age or older and the person purposely caused the death of 2 or more human beings without lawful justification or the victim was a peace officer killed in the course of performing his or her official duties, either to prevent the performance of the officer's duties or in retaliation for the performance of the officer's duties, and the person knew that the victim was a peace officer. Provides a person is legally accountable for the conduct of another in the commission of death penalty murder only when: (1) having the purpose to cause the death of another human being without lawful justification, the person commands, induces, procures, or causes another to perform the conduct; or (2) the person agrees with one or more other persons to engage in conduct for the common purpose of causing the death of another human being without lawful justification, in which case all parties to the agreement shall be criminally liable for acts of other parties to the agreement committed during and in furtherance of the agreement. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/24/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  5/24/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/24/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  5/30/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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