CRIM PRO-FORENSIC DNA TESTING
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes grammatical
changes in Section construing singular, plural, masculine, and
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Corrections)
HB2138 has no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.
No change from DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
725 ILCS 5/102-3
Adds reference to:
725 ILCS 5/116-3 new
730 ILCS 5/3-6-3 from Ch. 38, par. 1003-6-3
735 ILCS 5/2-1401 from Ch. 110, par. 2-1401
Deletes the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, the Unified Code of
Corrections, and the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a
defendant may make a motion before the trial court that entered the
judgment of conviction in his or her case for the performance of
fingerprint or forensic DNA testing on evidence that was secured in
relation to the tests which resulted in the defendant's conviction,
but which was not subject to the testing because it was not available
at the time of trial. Provides that sanctions against frivolous
lawsuits apply to these motions if they meet the criteria applicable
to those sanctions.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0141
Last action date: 97-07-23
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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