90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1260
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CRIM CD-OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Includes in the definition  of      
   "public  employee", an employee of a public school district.  Provides      
   that for  the  purposes  of  the  official  misconduct  statute,  acts      
   committed  by  a  public  officer  or  employee in his or her official      
   capacity include acts within the scope of employment as well  as  acts      
   that  are  facilitated  because  of  a  public  officer  or employee's      
   position or status.                                                         
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Deletes description of "acts committed by  a  public  officer  or      
   employee in his or her official capacity".  Includes in the offense of      
   official  misconduct committing certain acts through one's position of      
   trust as a public officer or employee.                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          730 ILCS 5/3-6-3                from Ch. 38, par. 1003-6-3           
          730 ILCS 5/3-6-3.1                                                   
          730 ILCS 5/5-4-1                from Ch. 38, par. 1005-4-1           
        Amends  the  Unified   Code   of   Corrections.    Reenacts   the      
   Truth-In-Sentencing   provisions   from  P.A.  89-404  as  amended  by      
   subsequent Public Acts that  were  declared  unconstitutional  by  the      
   Illinois  Appellate  Court.  Expands these provisions to include other      
   offenses.  Extends the reporting deadline by  the  Truth-In-Sentencing      
   Commission  to  report  recommended  legislation  to  the Governor and      
   General  Assembly  from  March  1,  1997  to  March  1,  1999.   These      
   provisions effective immediately.                                           
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Corrections)                               
          Impact: prison population is 4,619 inmates;fiscal is $518.7 M.       
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                            
          No change from DOC fiscal note, H-am 1.                              
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1                                   
          SB 1260 fails to create a State mandate.                             
          HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1                                               
          SB 1260 fails to preempt home rule authority.                        
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)           
          No fiscal impact on the Judicial branch.                             
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                                
          No decrease or increase in need for the number of judges.            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

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


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