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SB 1609 - Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit - Illinois Key Vote

Tom Weber voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to SB 1609

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (37-19) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes that incarcerated persons on bailable offenses receive a credit.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes that before sentencing, any credit for time served that decreases the amount that needs to be paid by the defendant will be subtracted from the fine ordered by the court (Sec. 3). 

  • Establishes that a defendant who does not or cannot pay their bail and has a fine imposed through the conviction of their offense will be given a credit of $30 for each day they are incarcerated upon the application of the defendant (Sec. 5). 

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (62-52) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes that incarcerated persons on bailable offenses receive a credit.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes that before sentencing, any credit for time served that decreases the amount that needs to be paid by the defendant will be subtracted from the fine ordered by the court (Sec. 3). 

  • Establishes that a defendant who does not or cannot pay their bail and has a fine imposed through the conviction of their offense will be given a credit of $30 for each day they are incarcerated upon the application of the defendant (Sec. 5). 

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-18) -

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

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