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 Bill Status of SB1566  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Laura M. Murphy, Cristina Castro, Doris Turner and Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Natalie A. Manley - Carol Ammons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0211

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-5-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-3.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the grounds accorded weight in favor of withholding or minimizing a sentence of imprisonment include that the defendant is pregnant or is the parent of a child or infant whose well-being will be negatively affected by the parent's absence. Provides that circumstances to be considered in assessing this factor in mitigation include: (1) the likelihood that the child will be adjudged a dependent minor and declared a ward of the court under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987; and (2) the best interest of the child.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/9/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/11/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 018-000-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/19/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 112-000-000
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  7/30/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0211

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