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Full Text of SB3539  96th General Assembly


Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough

Filed: 11/17/2010





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3539 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Section 5.786 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.786 new)
7    Sec. 5.786. The Death Penalty Abolition Fund.
8    Section 10. The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
9amended by adding Section 119-1 as follows:
10    (725 ILCS 5/119-1 new)
11    Sec. 119-1. Death penalty abolished.
12    (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act
13of the 96th General Assembly, notwithstanding any other law to
14the contrary, the death penalty is abolished and a sentence to



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1death may not be imposed.
2    (b) All unobligated and unexpended moneys remaining in the
3Capital Litigation Trust Fund on the effective date of this
4amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall be
5transferred into the Death Penalty Abolition Fund, a special
6fund in the State treasury, to be expended by the Illinois
7Criminal Justice Information Authority, for services for
8families of victims of homicide or murder and for training of
9law enforcement personnel.
10    (725 ILCS 124/Act rep.)
11    Section 15. The Capital Crimes Litigation Act is repealed.
12    Section 97. Severability. The provisions of this Act are
13severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
14    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
152011, except that Section 15 takes effect January 1, 2012.".