IL HB1397 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-4)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-04-27 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Schmidt
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. In the Sex Offenses Article of the Code, defines "coercive control" as direct or implied threat of danger, or retribution sufficient to coerce a reasonable person of ordinary susceptibilities to perform an act that otherwise would not have been performed, or acquiesce in an act to which one otherwise would not have submitted. Provides that a person commits criminal sexual assault if that person commits an act of sexual penetration and uses coercive control. Provides that a person commits criminal sexual abuse if that person commits an act of sexual conduct by the use of coercive control.

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Roll Calls

2023-03-15 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-04-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Schmidt
2023-03-21SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-03-21SenateFirst Reading
2023-03-21SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
2023-03-21SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-03-21SenateArrive in Senate
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Benton
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
2023-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
2023-03-15HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
2023-03-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
2023-03-14HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-14HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-07HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
2023-03-07HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted - Referred to Floor
2023-03-06HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-06HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2023-03-01HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-02-28HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 015-000-000
2023-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
2023-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2023-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
2023-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2023-02-07HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2023-01-31HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-01-31HouseFirst Reading
2023-01-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2023-01-24HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
720511-0.1Amended CodeCitation Text
720511-1.20Amended CodeCitation Text
720511-1.50Amended CodeCitation Text
720512-13Amended CodeCitation Text
720512-15Amended CodeCitation Text

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