IL SB1993 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-2)
Status: Engrossed on May 19 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-11-07 - Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Pending: House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Court of Claims Act. Absent an enacted appropriation in any State fiscal year, makes a continuing appropriation to the Court of Claims of all amounts necessary for the purposes of paying claims for time unjustly served in prisons of this State. Provides that if an appropriation for claims for unjust imprisonment is enacted on or after July 1 of any calendar year, the continuing appropriation shall discontinue for that State fiscal year, and the enacted appropriation shall supersede. Provides that the appropriation authority granted in the amendatory Act is valid for State fiscal years beginning on or after July 1, 2017.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-19 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 10 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-11-07HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2018-11-07HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Justin Slaughter
2018-01-22SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
2017-05-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-05-26HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
2017-05-22HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2017-05-19HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-19HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-19HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2017-05-19HouseArrived in House
2017-05-19SenateThird Reading - Passed; 049-000-000
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2017-05-18SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
2017-05-18SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-17SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
2017-05-16SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-05-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
2017-05-04SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-04SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2017
2017-05-04SenateDo Pass Appropriations II; 018-000-000
2017-04-07SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
2017-03-17SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Appropriations II
2017-02-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-10SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter

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