Bill Status of SB0150 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM LAW REVIEW COMM
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Kirk W. Dillard - John J. Millner - Kwame Raoul and Martin A. Sandoval
(Rep. Jim Durkin - Sidney H. Mathias - Robert S. Molaro - Arthur L. Turner)
| 1/13/2009||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Joint Criminal Law Review Commission Act. Creates the Joint Criminal Law Review Commission. Provides that the Commission shall review and evaluate all proposed legislation filed in the Illinois General Assembly relating to criminal or penal offenses to ensure that such legislation is necessary and uniform and adheres to generally accepted drafting principles. Provides that the Commission shall review and evaluate each filed legislative proposal to determine whether it: (1) is constitutional; (2) is not duplicative of or inadvertently inconsistent with existing law; (3) contains an appropriate mental state; and (4) is placed in an appropriate place within the Illinois Compiled Statutes. Provides that the Commission shall report its recommendations to the General Assembly on an annual basis or as it deems necessary or useful as to existing law and on a regular basis or as it deems necessary or useful during the legislative session as to proposed legislation. Effective immediately.