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 Bill Status of HB3977  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - Ron Sandack - Jack D. Franks - Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John G. Mulroe)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0243

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
725 ILCS 5/115-10.6 rep.
725 ILCS 5/115-10.7 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Repeals evidentiary provisions providing a hearsay exception for intentional murder of a witness and admissibility of prior statements of an unavailable witness whose absence was wrongfully procured. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  2/27/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/25/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 011-000-000
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/15/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/15/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 16, 2015
  4/16/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/16/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/16/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2015SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/29/2015SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 009-000-000
  4/29/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2015
  5/18/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2015
  5/20/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/20/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/3/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/3/2015HouseEffective Date August 3, 2015
  8/3/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0243

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