Bill Status of SB0075  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters - Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas - Rachel Ventura, Kimberly A. Lightford, Willie Preston, Doris Turner, Adriane Johnson, Laura Fine, Mike Simmons, Karina Villa, Mary Edly-Allen, Laura Ellman, Celina Villanueva, Sara Feigenholtz and Natalie Toro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 140/7
20 ILCS 5/5-15was 20 ILCS 5/3
20 ILCS 5/5-20was 20 ILCS 5/4
20 ILCS 5/5-172 new
20 ILCS 5/5-240 new
20 ILCS 5/5-402 new
730 ILCS 5/3-14-3from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-3

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Second Chance Public Health and Safety Act and amends the Freedom of Information Act, the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Contains declarations and findings. Creates the Department of Returning Resident Affairs and sets forth its powers in relation to returning residents (residents who have been detained, are defendants in criminal prosecutions, are incarcerated, or have been incarcerated) and other matters. Provides that the Department shall develop and administer the Second Chance State Program for returning residents and provides for the establishment of hub sites to provide specified services to eligible individuals and other elements of the Program. Provides for the appointment of a Director of Returning Resident Affairs who has experience working with or for a community-based organization and was incarcerated in an Illinois Department of Corrections facility for not less than one year, as well as an Assistant Director and a General Counsel. Contains provisions regarding other matters. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  1/20/2023SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Willie Preston
  1/31/2023SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  2/1/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  2/3/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
  2/7/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  2/8/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  2/15/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/21/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  2/22/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  2/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/21/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  5/2/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  10/19/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Natalie Toro