91st General Assembly
Status of HB4593
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   720 ILCS 5/33-5 new                                                         
   725 ILCS 5/116-4 new                                                        

        Amends the Criminal  Code  of  1961  and  the  Code  of  Criminal      
   Procedure  of  1963.   Provides that in a homicide prosecution or in a      
   prosecution for certain sex offenses,  law  enforcement  agencies  and      
   State's  Attorneys'  Offices  shall  preserve  subject to a continuous      
   chain of custody, any physical evidence secured  in  relation    to  a      
   trial  and  sufficient official documentation to locate that evidence.      
   Establishes the time period in which that evidence shall be  retained.      
   Provides  that  the  failure  to  preserve the chain of custody of the      
   evidence or to retain the evidence for the specified period is a Class      
   4 felony.                                                                   
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)                                   
          There will be minimal corrections population and fiscal impact.      
          CORRECTIONS NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)                              
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Changes the mental state necessary for the commission of the  new      
   offense   relating   to   chain   of   custody   from  "knowingly"  to      
   00-02-07  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   00-02-07  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   00-02-09  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CRIMINAL          
   00-02-16  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   00-02-16  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   00-02-16  H                   COMMITTEE               JUD-CRIMINAL          
   00-02-17  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-JUD-CRIMINAL  H    
   00-02-17  H                                   ADOPTED                       
   00-02-17  H  DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE             013-000-000   HJUB    
   00-02-17  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   00-02-17  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 CURRIE                
   00-02-17  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 JONES,LOU             
   00-02-17  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    JOHNSON,TOM           
   00-02-22  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   00-02-22  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   00-02-22  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 GASH                  
   00-02-23  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        102-013-000           
   00-02-23  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    MCKEON                
   00-02-23  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    DAVIS,MONIQUE         
   00-02-24  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   00-02-24  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   00-02-25              
   00-02-25  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            LIGHTFORD             
   00-02-29  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   00-02-29  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   00-03-01  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          LIGHTFORD             
   00-03-01  S  ALTERNATE CHIEF SPONSOR CHANGED TO       PETKA                 
   00-03-01  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              LIGHTFORD             
   00-03-22  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   00-03-29  S       DO PASS                             009-000-000   SJUD    
   00-03-29  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  00-03-30              
   00-03-30  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   00-03-30  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  00-03-31              
   00-03-31  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SHAW                  
   00-03-31  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   056-000-000           
   00-03-31  H  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   00-04-28  H  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   00-06-23  H  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   00-06-23  H                            EFFECTIVE DATE 01-01-01              
   00-06-23  H  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0871               


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