IL HB2519 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 9 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-05-10 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Creates the Law Enforcement Gang Database Information Act. Provides that each law enforcement agency that maintains a gang database or has access to a shared gang database shall have a policy regarding those databases. Provides that the policy shall include, but not be limited to: (1) that personnel authorized to access a gang database or shared gang database are limited to sworn law enforcement personnel, non-sworn law enforcement support personnel, criminal justice entities, or non-criminal justice technical or maintenance personnel, including information technology and information security staff and contract employees, who have been subject to character or security clearance and who have received approved training; (2) any records contained in a gang database, shared gang database, gang-related information in a law enforcement agency case report, gang-related information in a law enforcement agency dispatch note, or gang-related information in a law enforcement agency dispatch system record shall not be disclosed for the following purposes: employment, education, licensing, or housing, except that law enforcement and criminal justice entities may use information contained in a gang database or shared gang database for employment purposes, and records contained in a gang database or shared gang database may be disclosed to comply with federal law, for national security or homeland security purposes, for military screening purposes, or for other appropriate law enforcement purpose; (3) security procedures; and (4) the review and purge process from gang databases and shared gang databases. Defines terms. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in all criminal cases, evidence which indicates the mere presence that the person was or is on a gang database or a shared gang database is not admissible. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-04-09 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 78 N: 34 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-10SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2019-05-08SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
2019-05-02SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
2019-04-24SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
2019-04-10SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
2019-04-10SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2019-04-10SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
2019-04-10SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2019-04-10SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
2019-04-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-04-10SenateFirst Reading
2019-04-10SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2019-04-10SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2019-04-10SenateArrive in Senate
2019-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2019-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2019-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2019-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2019-04-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
2019-04-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-04-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
2019-04-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-04-09HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 078-034-000
2019-04-03HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-03HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-28HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 019-000-000
2019-03-28HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-03-21HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-03-20HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-20HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-02-13HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-13HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter

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