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 Bill Status of HB3908  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner - Michael G. Connelly - Sidney H. Mathias, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Michael W. Tryon, Michael P. McAuliffe, Jerry L. Mitchell, Suzanne Bassi, Bob Biggins and Randy Ramey, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Randall M. Hultgren)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
750 ILCS 60/Art. V heading new
750 ILCS 60/501 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that Circuit judges and associate judges assigned to domestic violence cases are encouraged to participate in domestic violence training; such training is recommended to be developed and administered by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Provides that the Office of the State's Attorney shall develop a protocol to educate victims of domestic violence requesting the issuance of orders of protection. Provides that the Office of the State's Attorney shall: (1) refer each victim of a domestic violence offense to individualized support and advocacy; (2) develop additional techniques and protocols that will enhance Assistant State's Attorneys in prosecuting domestic violence cases; (3) develop protocols to facilitate early identification of individuals with the propensity to commit escalating violence; (4) refer victims of domestic violence to accessible civil legal services; and (5) refer victims of domestic violence to such services that provide counseling, shelter, day care, or emergency financial assistance. Provides that all domestic violence protocols to be developed or updated shall incorporate applicable best practices, principles and guidelines of the most current domestic violence protocol developed for law enforcement, prosecution, and the judiciary by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/26/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  2/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/12/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 007-000-000
  3/12/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2009HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/25/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/25/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 26, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2009SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/22/2009SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/30/2009SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/8/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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