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Illinois House passes bill to help implement criminal-justice reforms

Illinois state Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, holds up his fist while wearing a black glove after the criminal justice reform bill passes the House of Representatives during its lame-duck session at the Bank of Springfield Center on Jan. 13, 2021.

Illinois Residence users on Wednesday accredited and despatched to the governor’s desk comply with-up laws to make it easier for law enforcement to have out the controversial criminal-justice reform invoice passed and signed into law 1 year ago.

Senate Bill 3512 was accepted on a 67-42 vote in the Residence, with no Republican votes. The monthly bill handed the Senate in Oct on a 40-17 vote.

If signed into legislation by Gov. JB Pritzker, it would be the second bill tweaking the primary laws spearheaded in January 2020 by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the arms of Minneapolis law enforcement.

SB 3512 wouldn’t change ideas for Illinois to reduce income bail on Jan. 1, 2023.

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