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 Bill Status of SB1935  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM PRO-DNA ANALYSIS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/31-4from Ch. 38, par. 31-4
725 ILCS 5/107-2.5 new
730 ILCS 5/5-4-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-4-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the offense of obstructing justice also includes destroying, altering, concealing, disguising, or otherwise tampering with evidence collected for DNA fingerprinting analysis. Provides that the offense is a Class 3 felony. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that every person arrested for committing a felony shall have a sample of his or her saliva or tissue taken for DNA fingerprinting analysis, at the time of booking, for the purpose of determining identity and for certain other specified purposes. Provides that subject to appropriation, the Department of State Police shall implement this provision. Provides that this provision becomes operative no later than the earliest of the following: (1) two years after the effective date of this amendatory Act; (2) the date on which the Department of State Police informs law enforcement agencies that the Department is ready to collect samples; or (3) January 1, 2011. Provides that in the amendatory changes to the Unified Code of Corrections, intentionally using genetic marker grouping analysis information derived from a DNA sample beyond authorized uses is a Class 3 rather than a Class 4 felony. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/16/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  1/16/2008SenateFirst Reading
  1/16/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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