In the House yeterday, SB1034 - Controlled Substance Cathinone was passed wth House Amendments 2 and 4. It will now be back in the Senate for concurrence.
The House concurred with Senate Amendments 1 and 2 to HB2582 - Criminal Law Tech and the bill will be sent to the Governor for signature.
Following Abolt's post introducing the amendment, we await adoption changing SB2539 - Crim Cd Weapons Exemption to a concealed carry bill.
The House is scheduled for 10:00 AM today and the Senate for 11:00 AM.
10:00 AMHouse Audio/Video Link
AHR0757 - Firearm Task Force Due Date
House Sponsor: Ford
Status: Order of Resolutions (Resolution Adopted 101/13/1)
Synopsis As Introduced
Modifies the due date for the report from the Firearm Public Awareness Task Force, established by House Resolution 550, from March 1, 2012 to May 1, 2012.
House Committee Amendment No 2
Changes the due date for the report from the Firearm Public Awareness Task Force from May 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.
HB1907 - Crim Cd Crim Pro RICO
House Sponsor: Zalewski, Reboletti, DeLuca, Connelly, Carli, Mell, Cunningham, Gordon, Moffitt, Lyons, D'Amico, Williams, Brown, Yarbrough
Senate Sponsor: Muñoz, Noland, Kotowski, Millner, Jones, Landek, Sandoval, LaHood, Maloney
Status: Motion to Concur with SA1 (The House Concurs 93/18/1 / Public Act 97-0686)
Senate Committee Amendment No 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the bill as amended but: (1) adds a definition of "labor organization" and definition of "operation or management"; (2) deletes from the definition of "predicate activity" criminal drug conspiracy and unlawful use of buildings to produce controlled substances; (3) in the definition of "predicate activity", provides that the production or possession of cannabis plants must involve more than 500 grams of any substance containing cannabis or involve more than 50 cannabis sativa plants; (4) eliminates various offenses from the definition of "predicate activity"; (5) provides that "pattern of predicate activity" means at least 3 occurrences of predicate activity that are in some way related to each other and that have continuity between them, and that are separate acts; (6) limits "predicate activity" to Class 2 or higher felonies that involve the various proscribed offenses and to acts under the laws of another jurisdiction for an offense that could be charged as a Class 2 or felony or higher in this State; (7) changes the definition of "enterprise"; (8) changes the offense to making it unlawful for for any person, who intentionally participates in the operation or management of an enterprise, directly or indirectly, to: (A) knowingly do so, directly or indirectly, through a pattern of predicate activity; ( B ) knowingly cause another to violate the RICO Article; or ( C ) knowingly conspire to violate the RICO Article; (9) provides that the State's Attorney, or a person designated by law to act for him or her and to perform his or her duties during his or her absence or disability, may authorize a criminal prosecution under the RICO Law; (10) makes grammatical and technical changes in the bill; (11) provides that prior to any State's Attorney authorizing a criminal prosecution under the RICO Article, the State's Attorney shall adopt rules and procedures governing the investigation and prosecution of any offense enumerated in the RICO Article; (12) changes penalties for violations of the RICO Article; (13) provides that nothing in the RICO Article shall be construed as to make unlawful any activity which is arguably protected or prohibited by the National Labor Relations Act, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act, the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, or the Railway Labor Act; (14) provides that the following organizations, and any officer or agent of those organizations acting in his or her official capacity as an officer or agent, may not be sued in civil actions under the RICO Article: (i) a labor organization; or (ii) any business defined in Division D, E, F, G, H, or I of the Standard Industrial Classification as established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor; (15) provides that the RICO Article is repealed 5 years after it becomes law; (16) makes changes concerning the interpretation of the Law; and (17) provides that a labor organization and any officer or agent of that organization acting in his or her capacity as an officer or agent of the labor organization are exempt from prosecution under the RICO Article. Effective immediately.
SB2539 - Crim Cd Weapons Exemption
Senate Sponsor: Haine
House Sponsor: Phelps, Unes
Status: Referred to Rules Committee 3/23/2012 (Pending possible addition to the calendar)
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends provisions of the Criminal Code of 1961 establishing exemptions to the offense of unlawful use of weapons. In provisions exempting a person who is an active member of a bona fide, nationally recognized military re-enacting group possessing a vintage rifle or modern reproduction with a barrel or barrels less than 16 inches in length for use during historical re-enactments, deletes language requiring the person to have a Curios and Relics license from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Adds language exempting a person who has a Curios and Relics license from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from certain provisions prohibiting the unlawful use of weapons. Effective immediately.
HB4819 - Wildlife Tech (Crossbows Deer)
House Sponsor: Sullivan, Phelps, Hammond, Costello, Riley, Sacia
Senate Sponsor: Forby, Maloney
Status: Motion to Concur with SA1 (The Houses Concurs 118/0/0 / Public Act 97-0907)
Senate Floor Amendment No 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. Removes language limiting the use of crossbows to hunt deer during the open season for bow and arrow set annually by the Director to handicapped persons and persons age 62 or older. Effective immediately.
House Agriculture & Conservation Committee - 9:30 AM
Senate Floor Amendment No 1 to SB4819 - Wildlife Tech (Crossbows Deer)
Other Active Bills
HB3499 - Crim Cd Firearms Waiting Time - SA1 is Neutral/Not Monitoring/Re-referred to Rules
HB4063 - FOID Firearms (Uncle Harley's BB Gun Bill) - Support/Passed Both Houses/Public Act 97-0776
HB4498 - Crim Cd Firearm Felon & Minor - Oppose/Lost 42/60/4
HB4673 - Crim Cd FOID - Neutral/Passed Both Houses/Governor Amendatory Veto
HB4901 - Criminal Law Tech (Military Reenactor) - Support/Passed Both Houses/Public Act 97-0936
HB5682 - Crim Cd Security Training - Support/Passed Both Houses/ Public Act 97-1010
Next Days Scheduled
House: End of Scheduled Session
Senate:: End of Scheduled Session
House Calendar 5-31-12.pdf 5.42MB 172 downloads
Edited by mauserme, 15 November 2012 - 03:40 PM.