90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1505
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CRIM PRO-HEARSAY-CHILD VICTIM                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that  in      
   certain  prosecutions  for physical or sexual acts perpetrated upon or      
   against a child under the age of 13, certain statements  made  by  the      
   child  are  admissible  only  if  the  statements were made before the      
   victim attained 13 years of age, but the statements  may  be  admitted      
   regardless of the age of the victim at the time of the proceeding.          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          720 ILCS 5/11-20.1              from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1            
        Amends the  Criminal  Code  of  1961.   Provides  that  upon  the      
   conclusion  of  a  case, all evidence of child pornography depicting a      
   victim or witness that is sexually explicit shall be sealed.   Permits      
   the evidence to be unsealed and viewed in certain circumstances.            
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. of Corrections)                                    
          Prison population and fiscal impacts are minimal.                    
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          No change from DOC fiscal note.                                      
          FISCAL NOTE                                                          
          No fiscal impact on the Judicial branch.                             
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          No decrease or increase in need for the number of judges.            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that in the amendatory changes to the Code  of  Criminal      
   Procedure  of  1963  relating  to  the  admissibility  of out of court      
   statements made by a child victim of certain sexual and other criminal      
   offenses, the statement may be admitted  if  the  statement  was  made      
   within  3  months  after  the  commission of the offense or before the      
   child attains 13 years of age, whichever occurs later.                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0786

   Last action date: 98-08-14

           Location: Senate

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


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