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   725 ILCS 5/115-21 new                                                       

        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that the      
   court may declare a mistrial in a capital case on  the  grounds  of  a      
   prosecutor's  misconduct  during  trial  that  the court determines is      
   sufficiently material  to  affect  the  reliability  of  the  verdict.      
   Allows  a motion to declare a mistrial during the course of the trial.      
   Provides for sanctions against a defendant's counsel who makes such  a      
   motion other than in good faith.  Effective immediately.                    
   FEB-22-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-22-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-07-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-21-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-21-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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