IL HB1245 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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2023-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
2023-03-22HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-22HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2023-03-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2023-03-09HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-09HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Restorative Justice; 006-003-000
2023-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
2023-03-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
2023-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2023-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2023-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2023-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Restorative Justice
2023-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2023-02-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
2023-02-23HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
2023-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2023-02-17HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
2023-02-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2023-01-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2023-01-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-01-18HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter

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2055-240New CodeSee Bill Text
2055-402New CodeSee Bill Text
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