IL HB3579 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-27 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the threshold amount of theft not from the person and retail theft that enhances the offense from a misdemeanor to a felony to $2,000 and if based on a prior conviction must only be for felony theft. Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Provides that the Secretary of State may, upon request of a person committed to the Department of Corrections, issue a limited period identification card to the committed person that shall be valid during the period of his or her incarceration. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 concerning the reduction or modification of a defendant's sentence. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that not later than 2 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Corrections, in consultation with the Independent Review Committee created by the amendatory Act, shall develop and release publicly on the Department of Corrections website a risk and needs assessment system. Describes the system. Provides that a committed person shall be assigned to an institution or facility of the Department that is located within 200 miles of his or her residence immediately before the committed person's admission to the Department. Provides that a committed person who successfully completes evidence-based recidivism reduction programming or productive activities shall receive additional sentence credits. Prohibits handcuffs, shackles, or restraints of any kind to be used on new mothers for 3 months after delivery. Provides that a person at least 60 years of age who has served at least two-thirds of his or her sentence may petition the Department for participation in an atonement and restorative justice program prepared by the Department. Amends the County Jail Act to make conforming changes.

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2021-03-27HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2021-03-16HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2021-02-22HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-02-22HouseFirst Reading
2021-02-19HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Justin Slaughter

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
153354Amended CodeCitation Text
720516-1Amended CodeCitation Text
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7255116-2.2New CodeSee Bill Text
73012517.5Amended CodeCitation Text
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73053-14-1.1New CodeSee Bill Text
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73053-2-2.5New CodeSee Bill Text
73053-2-2.6New CodeSee Bill Text
73053-2-2.7New CodeSee Bill Text
73053-2-2.8New CodeSee Bill Text
73053-4-3Amended CodeCitation Text
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73053-7-2Amended CodeCitation Text
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73055-4-1Amended CodeCitation Text
73055-8B-1New CodeSee Bill Text
73055-8B-5New CodeSee Bill Text
7305Art. 5-8B headinNew CodeSee Bill Text

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