IL HB4685 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 20 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-21 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes technical changes in the first degree murder statute. Eliminates references to imposition of the death penalty for first degree murder. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Lists the aggravating factors for first degree murder in which the defendant may be sentenced to natural life imprisonment.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.





2022-01-21HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2022-01-21HouseFirst Reading
2022-01-20HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark L. Walker

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
720512-3.05Amended CodeCitation Text
720512-4Amended CodeCitation Text
72058-4Amended CodeCitation Text
72059-1Amended CodeCitation Text
73055-4.5-20Amended CodeCitation Text
73055-8-1Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources

Bill Comments