DHR-CITIZENS CRIME COMMISSION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act to create a Citizens Crime
Commission to advise the General Assembly on crime legislation that
shall consist of 10 members, 3 of whom shall be appointed by the
Speaker of the House of Representatives, 2 by the Minority Leader of
the House of Representatives, 3 by the President of the Senate, and 2
by the Minority Leader of the Senate, with 2 co-chairpersons, one each
chosen by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the
President of the Senate from among the members they appoint. The
appointments shall be made by January 1, 1998, for 2 year terms, at
the expiration of which the Commission is abolished. Provides for
reimbursement for necessary expenses for members. Effective
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. Human Rights)
The Dept. cannot give an accurate fiscal impact at this time.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB 296 fails to create a State mandate
under the State Mandates Act.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB 296 does not preempt home rule authority.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Governor shall name all 10 members of the
Commission and designate 2 of them to serve as co-chairs rather than
the selection of the members and the co-chairs being divided among
the leadership of the General Assembly.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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