HB 5565

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Atty Genl-Investigative Unit


Amends the Attorney General Act. Creates within the Office of the Attorney General an Independent Investigative Unit for the purpose of investigating all alleged or potential policeĀ–involved deaths of civilians. Provides that the Independent Investigative Unit may also investigate any other crimes related to police misconduct that are discovered during an investigation, and may act with the full powers, rights, privileges, and duties of a State's Attorney. Requires the Independent Investigative Unit to transmit a report containing detailed investigative findings to the State's Attorney of the county that has jurisdiction to prosecute the matter. Requires law enforcement agencies to notify the Independent Investigative Unit of any alleged or potential police-involved death of a civilian as soon as the law enforcement agency becomes aware of the incident. Defines "law enforcement agency".

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Jan 10, 2023


Session Sine Die

Feb 18, 2022


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Feb 09, 2022


Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee

Jan 31, 2022


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Jan 28, 2022


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

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