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 Bill Status of SB2785  95th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIME VICTIMS-NGRI

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Christine Radogno - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Paul D. Froehlich)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0904

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 120/4.5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act. Provides that the office of the State's Attorney shall, upon the court entering a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity, inform the victim of the notification services available from the Department of Human Services, including the statewide telephone number. Provides that when the defendant has been committed to the Department of Human Services after being found not guilty by reason of insanity or other provision of the Unified Code of Corrections, the victim may request to be notified by the releasing authority of the defendant's furloughs, temporary release, or final discharge from State custody. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish and maintain a statewide telephone number to be used by victims to make notification requests under these provisions, and shall publicize this telephone number on its website and to the State's Attorney of each county.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/15/2008SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  2/28/2008SenateAssigned to Judiciary Criminal Law
  3/5/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  3/6/2008SenateDo Pass Judiciary Criminal Law; 007-000-000
  3/6/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 11, 2008
  3/13/2008SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2008
  4/9/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/9/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/9/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/16/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/16/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/16/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  5/9/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/15/2008HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 013-000-000
  5/15/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  5/30/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/30/2008SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2008SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2008SenateGovernor Approved
  8/25/2008SenateEffective Date January 1, 2009
  8/25/2008SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0904

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