GASH-BOLAND-FRITCHEY-SILVA-ACEVEDO, NOVAK, FEIGENHOLTZ AND BRADLEY.
AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC BATTERY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of
aggravated domestic battery, defined as a battery causing great bodily
harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to a family or household
member or a battery committed while using a deadly weapon other than
by the discharge of a firearm against a family or household member.
Penalty is a Class 2 felony. Amends the Child Care Act of 1969.
Prohibits a person who has been convicted of aggravated domestic
battery from receiving a license to operate a foster family home or
residing in a foster family home. Amends the Firearm Owners
Identification Card Act to prohibit a person from obtaining and to
authorize the revocation of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a
person who has been convicted of aggravated domestic battery. Amends
the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 to provide that as a condition
of bail bond for aggravated domestic battery, the defendant must
surrender all firearms in his or her possession to a law enforcement
officer. Provides that in prosecution for aggravated domestic
battery, the child hearing exception statute applies to child victims
under 13. Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act.
Includes aggravated domestic battery in definition of violent crime.
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person
convicted of aggravated domestic battery shall be required to pay
restitution to a domestic violence shelter in which the victim or any
other family or household member lived. Provides that the additional
domestic violence fine applies to a person convicted of aggravated
domestic battery. Amends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act
to prohibit a person convicted of aggravated domestic battery from
being hired by a health care employer. Amends the Crime Victims
Compensation Act to include aggravated domestic battery in the
definition of crime of violence. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Changes definition of aggravated domestic battery. Defines the
offense as causing great bodily harm or permanent disability or
disfigurement in committing a domestic battery.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-am 1
No increase in the need for the number of judges in the State.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Office of Ill. Courts)
The bill would not have a fiscal impact.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. of Corrections)
Impact: corrections population, 57 inmates; fiscal, $11,067,600
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1
No change from DOC fiscal note, amended.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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