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 Bill Status of SB1657  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karen McConnaughay - Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. John M. Cabello)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/115-25 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Requires a party seeking to impeach a witness with the witness's illegal immigration status to first attempt to obtain a stipulation regarding the witness's immigration status from the party offering the witness. If a stipulation is agreed to and signed, a party may not question the witness regarding his or her illegal immigration status. Requires the stipulation to be presented to the trier-of-fact immediately after the testimony of the witness. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that nothing in the new provision shall be a limitation on the cross examination of the witness as to any other question related to that witness's interest or bias.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/17/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/18/2015SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-001
  3/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 19, 2015
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  4/16/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2015SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2015
  4/21/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 012-000-000
  4/23/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/23/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; McConnaughay
  4/23/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/23/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/24/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/29/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 013-001-000
  5/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/30/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-001-000
  5/30/2015HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. John M. Cabello
  8/1/2016HouseRule 19(b) / Motion Referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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