Comments: IL HB3796 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that minors under 18 years of age (rather than 15 years of age) at the time of the commission of an act committed by an adult would be a violation of first degree murder, intentional homicide of an unborn child, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child, involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide, involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide of an unborn child, drug-induced homicide, criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual abuse, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse, must be represented by counsel throughout the entire custodial interrogation of the minor. Provides that an oral, written, or sign language statement of a minor made without the presence of counsel during a custodial interrogation in violation of the Act on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act is inadmissible as evidence against the minor in a proceeding under the Act or under the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a conforming change in the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-26 - Referred to Rules Committee [HB3796 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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