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 Bill Status of HB5859  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Michael Tryon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 145/2.3from Ch. 70, par. 402.3
725 ILCS 145/2.4 new
725 ILCS 145/3from Ch. 70, par. 403
735 ILCS 5/2-2001
735 ILCS 5/4-101from Ch. 110, par. 4-101

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Victims' Asset Discovery Act. Provides that the Act applies to persons convicted of violent crimes (rather than first degree murder, a Class X felony, or aggravated kidnapping). Amends the Code of Civil Procedure to make conforming changes. Provides that a victim of a violent crime (rather than first degree murder, a Class X felony, or aggravated kidnapping) shall have a cause of action against a defendant who has been convicted of a violent crime, or found not guilty by reason of insanity or guilty but mentally ill of a violent crime, to recover damages suffered by the victim of the violent crime.

DateChamber Action
  11/16/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  11/16/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  11/16/2006HouseFirst Reading
  11/16/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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