Bill Status of HB2337 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: PUBLIC SAFETY-VARIOUS
Rep. John M. Cabello
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Restores the statutes to the form in which they existed before their amendment by Public Acts 101-652, 102-28, and 102-1104, with certain exceptions. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning aggravating factors for which the death penalty may be imposed. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Eliminates a provision that abolishes the sentence of death. Transfers unobligated and unexpended moneys remaining in the Death Penalty Abolition Fund into the reestablished Capital Litigation Trust Fund. Enacts the Capital Crimes Litigation Act of 2023 and amends the State Appellate Defender Act to add provisions concerning the restoration of the death penalty. Amends the Downstate Police and Downstate Firefighter Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Removes Tier 2 limitations on the amount of salary for annuity purposes; provides that the automatic annual increases to a retirement pension or survivor pension are calculated under the Tier 1 formulas; and provides that the amount of and eligibility for a retirement annuity are calculated under the Tier 1 provisions. Provides that the changes that provide benefit increases for firefighters and police officers apply without regard to whether the firefighter or police officer was in service on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Makes other and conforming changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality that provides health insurance to police officers and firefighters shall maintain their health insurance plans after retirement and shall pay the cost of the health insurance premiums for each retiree who has completed 20 years of service. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.