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 Bill Status of HB0121  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell - Jack D. Franks - Linda Chapa LaVia - Michael K. Smith - Susana A Mendoza, Deborah L. Graham, Robert F. Flider, John D'Amico, Charles E. Jefferson, Maria Antonia Berrios, Michelle Chavez, William Delgado, Daniel V. Beiser, John E. Bradley and Cynthia Soto

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kirk W. Dillard and Frank C. Watson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/11/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0159

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-3-7from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-7
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3from Ch. 38, par. 1005-6-3
730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.1from Ch. 38, par. 1005-6-3.1
730 ILCS 152/121 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that as a condition of probation, conditional discharge, parole, or mandatory supervised release, a sex offender may not participate in a holiday event involving children under 18 years of age, such as distributing candy or other items to children on Halloween, wearing a Santa Claus costume on or preceding Christmas, being employed as a department store Santa Claus, or wearing an Easter Bunny costume on or preceding Easter. Amends the Sex Offender and Child Murderer Community Notification Law. Provides that a law enforcement agency having jurisdiction may provide to the public a special alert list warning parents to be aware that sex offenders may attempt to contact children during holidays involving children, such as Halloween, Christmas, and Easter and to inform parents that information containing the names and addresses of registered sex offenders are accessible on the Internet by means of a hyperlink labeled "Sex Offender Information" on the Department of State Police's World Wide Web home page and are available for public inspection at the agency's headquarters. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
730 ILCS 5/3-1-2from Ch. 38, par. 1003-1-2
730 ILCS 5/5-1-3.5 new

Provides an exemption from the prohibitions created in the amendatory Act for a sex offender who is a parent or guardian of the person under 18 years of age present in the home and no non-familial minors are present. Changes the definition of "sex offender".

DateChamber Action
  1/7/2005HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 016-000-000
  3/11/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Chavez
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/5/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/12/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  4/14/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 15, 2005
  4/20/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/21/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/11/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/11/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2005
  5/17/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/20/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/20/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/20/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  7/11/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  7/11/2005HouseEffective Date July 11, 2005
  7/11/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0159

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