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 Bill Status of HB4136  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kambium Buckner, Kelly M. Cassidy and Lindsey LaPointe

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 3930/7from Ch. 38, par. 210-7

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Homicide Victims' Families' Rights Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency shall review the case file of a cold case first degree or second degree murder committed more than 3 years prior to the date of the application, for which all probative investigative leads have been exhausted, and for which no likely perpetrator has been identified, upon written application by an immediate family member to determine whether a full reinvestigation would result in probative investigative leads. Provides that the person or persons performing the review shall not have previously investigated the murder at issue. Provides that only one case review shall be undertaken at any one time with respect to the same cold case murder victim. Provides that each law enforcement agency shall develop a written application to be used for designated persons to request a case file review. Provides that the applicable agency shall conduct a full reinvestigation of the cold case murder at issue if the review of the case file concludes that a full reinvestigation of the cold case murder would result in probative investigative leads. Provides for the compilation and publication of specified information and statistics regarding cold case murders by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act to make conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  8/30/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kambium Buckner
  9/3/2021HouseFirst Reading
  9/3/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  1/20/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  9/6/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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