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 Bill Status of SB1597  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jason Plummer, Erica Harriss, Chapin Rose and Sally J. Turner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 705/7
325 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 23, par. 2053
705 ILCS 405/5-915
720 ILCS 5/10-9
720 ILCS 5/11-18.1from Ch. 38, par. 11-18.1
720 ILCS 5/11-20.1from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1
720 ILCS 5/11-25
720 ILCS 5/11-27 new
725 ILCS 5/116-2.1
730 ILCS 150/2from Ch. 38, par. 222
740 ILCS 45/6.1from Ch. 70, par. 76.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Includes, in the minimum curriculum for police training schools, training in investigating domestic minor sex trafficking. Amends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that a child shall be considered abused regardless of the perpetrator of the abuse if the child is a human trafficking victim. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides for immediate expungement of juvenile court and law enforcement records of minors who are human trafficking victims involved in prostitution. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Deletes provision that commercial sexual activity and sexually-explicit performances are forms of activities that are "services" under the human trafficking statute. Provides that involuntary sexual servitude of a minor includes purchasing sexual services of the minor whether from the trafficker or minor. Provides that it is not a defense to involuntary sexual servitude of a minor that the accused reasonably believed the trafficking victim to be 18 years of age or over. Eliminates other mistake of age defenses concerning grooming and patronizing a minor engaged in prostitution. Provides that a person who is a victim of involuntary sexual servitude of a minor is deemed a crime victim and is eligible for protections afforded to crime victims. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 to permit a motion to vacate an adjudication of delinquency of a human trafficking victim who engaged in prostitution. Amends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Makes violations concerning trafficking in persons, involuntary servitude, and related offenses registrable offenses under the Act. Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act to provide that a trafficking victim who is under 18 years of age is not subject to the filing requirements of the Act and is not subject to the eligibility requirements of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jason Plummer
  2/8/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/28/2023SenateAssigned to Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  3/28/2023SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 31, 2023
  3/30/2023SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  3/31/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Erica Harriss
  5/10/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  1/10/2024SenateRe-assigned to Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
  1/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  2/7/2024SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  4/5/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2024
  4/12/2024SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
  4/19/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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