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 Bill Status of HB2167  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly and William Davis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/1-103from Ch. 68, par. 1-103
775 ILCS 5/7-101from Ch. 68, par. 7-101
775 ILCS 5/7-114 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that a formerly convicted person may petition the Department of Human Rights for a grant of protected class status. Provides that the Department may grant protected class status to a formerly convicted person who meets the following conditions: the person has complied with each term and condition of his or her parole, mandatory supervised release, probation, or conditional discharge; the person has obtained a high school diploma or received a high school equivalency certificate; the person is employed or actively seeking employment or is enrolled in or has successfully completed a vocational training or college educational program; the person has not been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor within the last 5 years; and the person has completed all sanctions imposed upon him or her through due process of law. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules concerning what constitutes an intellectual or developmental disability that prevents the formerly convicted person from meeting some of the conditions and who is qualified to diagnose such a person. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules to carry out the provisions. Provides that protected class status previously granted to a formerly convicted person shall be revoked by the Department after notice and a hearing, if the formerly convicted person is subsequently convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. Provides that the revocation process shall be initiated by a petition that sets forth the date of the subsequent offense, description of the offense, date of conviction for the subsequent offense, and sentence imposed on the conviction. Provides that a copy of the petition and notice of the hearing date shall be served on the formerly convicted person.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/7/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/20/2019HouseTo Family Law Subcommittee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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