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 Bill Status of HB1484  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard - Esther Golar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-30
730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-31 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in determining whether an applicant for a certificate of good conduct has been rehabilitated, the Prisoner Review Board shall apply the same criteria used to determine whether a recommendation for executive clemency should be issued, and shall grant the certificate only if the applicant meets those standards. Provides that any court of this State may, in its discretion, issue a judicial pardon to an eligible offender for a conviction that occurred in such court. Specifies criteria that the court must evaluate before issuing a judicial pardon. Specifies offenses for which the court may not issue a judicial pardon. Authorizes the sealing of records of persons issued judicial pardons. Provides that upon approval of the county board, the clerk of the court may charge a fee equivalent to the cost associated with a probation officer's investigation and preparation of a report of an offender's eligibility for a judicial pardon. Effective June 1, 2007.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  2/21/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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