JONES,LOU-DAVIS,MONIQUE, HOWARD, COLLINS, COLVIN AND MORROW.
20 ILCS 3930/9.3 new
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Provides
that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority employ
experts to conduct a study of proportionality in capital sentencing.
Provides that the experts look at all cases in the State in which a
defendant was charged with the offense of first degree murder
committed on or after June 21, 1977, in violation of Section 9-1 of
the Criminal Code of 1961 to determine whether the race, ethnicity, or
gender of the defendant or the victim, the location of the offense, or
some combination of these factors influenced the sentence of death.
Provides that there is a moratorium on the execution of all capital
sentences in Illinois until the study is completed.
(Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority)
The Authority estimates the cost of this bill to be as much as
$985,000. In addition to the development costs, the project is
likely to require significant travel costs, complex data
collection procedures, and extraordinary cooperation with
JAN-30-2002 H FILED WITH CLERK
JAN-30-2002 H FIRST READING
JAN-30-2002 H REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
FEB-05-2002 H ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE JUD-CRIMINAL
FEB-15-2002 H FISCAL NOTE FILED
FEB-15-2002 H COMMITTEE JUD-CRIMINAL
FEB-21-2002 H ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR DAVIS,MONIQUE
FEB-22-2002 H RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A) RULES HRUL
JUN-25-2002 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR HOWARD
JUN-25-2002 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR COLLINS
JUN-25-2002 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR COLVIN
JUN-25-2002 H ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR MORROW
JAN-07-2003 H SESSION SINE DIE
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