Comments: IL SB3276 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the bill, and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill, or nolo contendere to a misdemeanor or felony offense, that "if you are not a citizen of the United States, you are hereby advised that conviction of the offense for which you have been charged may have the consequences of deportation, exclusion from admission to the United States, or denial of naturalization under the laws of the United States," and the defendant shows that conviction of the offense to which the defendant pleaded guilty, guilty but mentally ill, or nolo contendere may have the consequence for the defendant of deportation, exclusion from admission to the United States, or denial of naturalization under the laws of the United States, the court, upon the defendant's motion, shall vacate the judgment and permit the defendant to withdraw the plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill, or nolo contendere and enter a plea of not guilty. Provides that the motion shall be filed within 2 years of the date of the defendant's conviction.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2018-05-30 - Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 051-064-000 [SB3276 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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