IL HB2641 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on September 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-09-08 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0481
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Creates the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force consisting of up to 25 members appointed by the Attorney General. Provides that the members shall reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of the State. Specifies the categories of individuals to serve on the Task Force. Provides that the members of the Task Force shall serve without compensation. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall consider issues that affect adults and juveniles with disabilities with respect to their involvement with the police, detention and confinement in corrections facilities, representation by counsel, participation in the criminal justice system, communications with their families, awareness and accommodations for their disabilities, and concerns for the safety of the general public and individuals working in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall make recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly regarding policies, procedures, legislation, and other actions that can be taken to protect the public safety and the well-being and rights of individuals with disabilities in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report with its findings and recommendations to the Governor, the Attorney General, and the General Assembly on or before March 31, 2018. Repeals the Act on June 30, 2018. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-06-24 - House - Concurrence in House (Y: 97 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-05-26 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-05 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-09-08HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0481
2017-09-08HouseEffective Date September 8, 2017
2017-09-08HouseGovernor Approved
2017-07-21HouseSent to the Governor
2017-06-24HousePassed Both Houses
2017-06-24HouseHouse Concurs
2017-06-24House3/5 Vote Required
2017-06-24HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 097-000-000
2017-05-30HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Special Needs Services; 003-000-000
2017-05-29HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Special Needs Services
2017-05-28HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
2017-05-28HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. William Davis
2017-05-28HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
2017-05-28HouseArrived in House
2017-05-26SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
2017-05-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2017-05-26SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bennett
2017-05-26SenateRecalled to Second Reading
2017-05-24SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 010-000-000
2017-05-22SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
2017-05-19SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2017-05-19SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
2017-05-18SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-05-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
2017-05-12SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-05SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2017-05-03SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2017
2017-05-03SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 010-000-000
2017-04-25SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
2017-04-20SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-04-20SenateFirst Reading
2017-04-13SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-04-06SenateArrive in Senate
2017-04-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2017-04-05HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
2017-04-04HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-04HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Special Needs Services; 004-000-000
2017-03-23HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Special Needs Services; by Voice Vote
2017-03-21HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Special Needs Services
2017-03-16HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-16HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. William Davis
2017-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Special Needs Services
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Davis

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