IL HB4543 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall include recommendations regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent deeper criminal involvement in its annual submission of a report to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that on and after July 1, 2019, a minor who is 13 years of age or older (rather than 10 years of age or older) may be detained in an authorized detention facility under certain circumstances. Provides that it is the goal of the Act to ensure that detention is the last resort and for as short of a time as possible. Makes other changes.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-17HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-03-07HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2018-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2018-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-02-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
2018-02-21HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2018-02-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2018-02-13HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-02-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-02-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-02-05HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-05HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-02HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel

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