IL HB2129 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-16 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county's full-time public defender must be paid an annual salary that is at least 100% (rather than 90%) of the county State's attorney's annual compensation. Requires the State to pay 100% (rather than 66 2/3%) of the public defender's annual salary. Prohibits a public defender for a county of 30,000 or more inhabitants from engaging in the private practice of law if the public defender is receiving not less than 100% (rather than 90%) of the compensation of the State's attorney of that county. Effective July 1, 2023.

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2023-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2023-02-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-07HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-03HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

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5553-4007Amended CodeCitation Text

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