90th General Assembly
Status of HB0747
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   725 ILCS 5/115-20 new                                                       

        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that  an      
   expert  witness  testifying  with  respect  to  the  mental  state  or      
   condition  of  a defendant in a criminal case may not state an opinion      
   or inference as to whether the defendant  did  or  did  not  have  the      
   mental state or condition constituting an element of the crime charged      
   or  of  a  defense  to  the crime charged.  Provides that the ultimate      
   issues are matters for the trier of the fact alone.                         
   97-02-19  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   97-02-19  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   97-02-20  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CRIMINAL          
   97-03-21  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   97-04-10  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FANTIN                
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