IL HB3090 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-09-09 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Reporting of Deaths in Custody Act. Provides that in any case in which a person dies while in the custody of: (1) any law enforcement agency, (2) a local or State correctional facility in the State, or (3) a peace officer or as a result of the peace officer's use of force, the law enforcement agency shall investigate and report the death in writing to the Attorney General, no later than 30 days after the date on which the person in custody or incarcerated died. Provides information that must be contained in the report. Provides that the report shall be a public record under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the Attorney General shall issue a public annual report tabulating and evaluating trends and information on deaths in custody. Provides that the family, next of kin, or any other person reasonably nominated by the decedent as an emergency contact shall be notified as soon as possible in a suitable manner giving an accurate factual account of the cause of death and circumstances surrounding the death in custody. Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act and the Unified Code of Corrections concerning reports the Secretary of State, Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Corrections shall make to the General Assembly. Provides that the Secretary of State, Department of Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Corrections shall publish the reports on their respective websites.

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2019-09-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2019-04-12HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-04-10HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-10HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-04-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2019-04-09HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
2019-04-01HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Correctional Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2019-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-26HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 012-007-000
2019-03-26HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary - Criminal Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2019-03-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-03-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2019-03-12HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-12HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2019-03-05HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2019-02-21HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-02-15HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-15HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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