90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1215
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CRM CD-DOMESTIC BATT-FIREARMS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961  relating  to  the  offenses  of      
   domestic  battery  and  violation  of an order of protection. Provides      
   that each is  a  Class  4  felony  if  the  defendant  has  any  prior      
   conviction   for   domestic  battery,  aggravated  battery,  stalking,      
   aggravated stalking, or violation of an order of protection.                
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that the Class 4 felony violation for  domestic  battery      
   and  violation  of  an order of protection only applies to a defendant      
   who has a prior conviction for domestic battery  or  violation  of  an      
   order of protection.                                                        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1. (House recedes May 21, 1998)                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          720 ILCS 5/24-8                                                      
        Further amends the Criminal Code  of  1961.   Provides  that  the      
   local law enforcement agency shall use the best available information,      
   including  a  firearms  trace, to determine how and from whom a person      
   who is not permitted by federal or State  law  to  possess  a  firearm      
   gained  possession  of  a firearm (now the provision applies only when      
   the law enforcement agency recovers the firearm from a person under 21      
   years of age).                                                              
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. of Corrections)                            
          Impact: corrections population, 5 inmates; fiscal, $984,100.         
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                            
          No change from DOC fiscal note, amended.                             
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1                               
          SB 1215 fails to create a State mandate.                             
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                                
          No decrease or increase in the need for the number of judges.        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0734

   Last action date: 98-08-11

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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