91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0886
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-CIV PRO-DISCOVERY DEPO                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963  and  the  Code  of      
   Civil  Procedure.    Permits discovery depositions to be admitted into      
   evidence if the witness is unable to be present or to testify  at  the      
   trial because of death, physical or mental illness, or infirmity or if      
   the party offering the deposition into evidence is unable  to  procure      
   the witness' attendance by process.                                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          725 ILCS 5/115-5.2 new                                               
        Deletes the amendatory changes to the Code of Criminal  Procedure      
   of 1963.  Provides that these provisions do not affect the utilization      
   of evidence depositions under Supreme Court Rule.                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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