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 Bill Status of HB6109  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe - Litesa E. Wallace

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Melinda Bush - Mattie Hunter, Linda Holmes, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Bill Cunningham, Scott M. Bennett and Laura M. Murphy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/5/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0718

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 5/7.5 new
750 ILCS 60/202from Ch. 40, par. 2312-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Supreme Court Act. Provides that the Supreme Court may establish a pilot program for the filing of petitions for temporary orders of protection by electronic means and for the issuance of such orders by audio-visual means. Provides that the administrative director of the courts shall maintain an up-to-date and publicly available listing of the sites, if any, at which petitions for ex parte temporary orders of protection may be filed, and at which electronic appearances in support of such petitions may be made. Provides that in developing a pilot program, the administrative director shall strive for a program that is regionally diverse and takes into consideration, among other things, the availability of public transportation, population density, and the availability of facilities for conducting the program. Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Defines terms and provides substantive and procedural requirements for the pilot program.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/5/2016HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-000-001
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-001
  4/20/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/20/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 21, 2016
  4/22/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/25/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2016SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/11/2016SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-000-000
  5/11/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/17/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  5/20/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/27/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/29/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/29/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/29/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/29/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/5/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/5/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  8/5/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0718

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