Bill Text: IL HR0020 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Urges restitution be paid to the victim before any court or law imposed cost, fine, fee, assessment, or other payment by the defendant is paid.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (N/A) 2019-02-13 - Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee [HR0020 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HR0020-Introduced.html


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HOUSE RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, Because of the crimes committed against them,
3victims often suffer financial losses, in addition to emotional
4distress and physical injury; and
5 WHEREAS, Court costs and fees can amount to sums high
6enough that the defendant has no money left to pay restitution
7to the victim; and
8 WHEREAS, Victims can sometimes be overlooked in the court
9system that is meant to protect them; and
10 WHEREAS, Ensuring that victims receive full restitution
11would ease the burden caused by the crime committed against
12them; therefore, be it
13 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
14HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
15we urge restitution to be paid to the victim before any court
16or law imposed cost, fine, fee, assessment, or other payment by
17the defendant is paid; and be it further
18 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
19presented to the Clerk of Court in each county of the State of
20Illinois.
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