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 Bill Status of SB1866  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Donne E. Trotter, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Napoleon Harris, III and David Koehler

House Sponsors
(Rep. Christian L. Mitchell - Arthur Turner - Michael J. Zalewski - Emanuel Chris Welch, Al Riley, Kelly M. Cassidy, Rita Mayfield, Esther Golar, Litesa E. Wallace, Camille Y. Lilly, Jack D. Franks, Carol Sente, Carol Ammons and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0444

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
740 ILCS 45/18.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides procedures for providing notice to a vendor waiting for payment of a claim for compensation filed under the Act. Provides that a vendor who has been provided notice of the claim may not engage in debt collection activities against the applicant until the Court of Claims awards compensation for the debt and the payment is processed. Provides that if the court denies compensation, the vendor may not engage in debt collection activities until 45 days after the date the court enters an order denying the compensation. Provides that the vendor may engage in specified activities. Provides that the statute of limitations for collection of a related debt is tolled upon the filing of the claim for compensation and any related civil actions are stayed until 45 days after the Court of Claims enters an order denying the compensation. Defines terms.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that "debt collection activities" does not include billing insurance or other government programs, routine inquiries about coverage by private insurance or government programs, or routine billing that indicates that the amount is not due pending resolution of the crime victim compensation claim (instead of "billing insurance or other government programs, routine billing, or inquiries about the status of a claim for crime victims compensation").

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2015SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/20/2015SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/11/2015SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/18/2015SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  3/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 19, 2015
  3/18/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/18/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/19/2015SenateSecond Reading
  3/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2015
  3/24/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  4/15/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 009-000-000
  4/22/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/22/2015SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2015SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Lightford
  4/22/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/22/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/22/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/23/2015HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/23/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/23/2015HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  5/4/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  5/8/2015HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 15, 2015
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/13/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  5/14/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 014-000-000
  5/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/22/2015HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2015
  5/29/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/29/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/29/2015SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2015SenateSent to the Governor
  8/21/2015SenateGovernor Approved
  8/21/2015SenateEffective Date January 1, 2016
  8/21/2015SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0444

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