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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/6/2018 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: To comment on an item at this meeting, click here, PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO ITEM 18-3834.pdf, Public Testimony Forms from County Legislation Committee 6-6-18 Final.pdf, Angie Hamada Affidavit.pdf, Frank Morris Affidavit.pdf, Majorie Moss Affidavit.pdf, Backup Material - Resumes.pdf
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18-4057 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 05/16/2018recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-2536 2 Frank Morris, Trustee, Board of Trustees for the Garden Homes Sanitary DistrictAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Frank Morris Position: Trustee Department/Board/Commission: Board of Trustees for the Garden Homes Sanitary District Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 4/25/2021. The appointment will remain in effect until reappointed or successor is appointedrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-3328 1 Angie Hamada, Commissioner, Cook County Commission of Human RightsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Angie Hamada Position: Commissioner Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Commission of Human Rights Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 4/25/2021. The appointment will remain in effect until reappointed or successor is appointedrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-3340 1 Marjorie Moss Board Member Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory BoardAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Marjorie Moss Position: Board Member Department/Board/Commission: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center Advisory Board Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 4/25/2021. The appointment will remain in effect until reappointed or successor is appointed Marjorie Moss will be replacing Emmanuel Andre‚Äôs position on the boardrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
18-3834 1 SUPPORTING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS HOUSE BILL 4364 TO OFFER OPPORTUNITY FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS SERVING LIFE SENTENCES THE CHANCE FOR PAROLEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS HOUSE BILL 4364 SENATE BILL 3228 TO OFFER OPPORTUNITY FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS SERVING LIFE SENTENCES THE CHANCE FOR PAROLE WHEREAS, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled six years ago that sentencing schemes that require life sentences with no hope of parole for crimes committed by juveniles violated the U.S. Constitution; and, WHEREAS, on May 6, 2018, the Injustice Project, in partnership with the Chicago Sun-Times, published an article stating that in Illinois more than 160 prisoners are serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles, with virtually no hope of parole or early release under current law; and, WHEREAS, Using Illinois Department of Corrections data, Injustice Watch examined the number of prisoners serving 50 or more years in prison who were taken into custody before their 18th birthday; and, WHEREAS, Because Illinois almost entirely abolished parole in 1978, the 167 juvenile offenders do not get the same chance to show rehabilitation and change that they might get in other states. Threcommend for approval as amendedPass Action details Video Video
18-3834 1 SUPPORTING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS HOUSE BILL 4364 TO OFFER OPPORTUNITY FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS SERVING LIFE SENTENCES THE CHANCE FOR PAROLEResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE STATE OF ILLINOIS HOUSE BILL 4364 SENATE BILL 3228 TO OFFER OPPORTUNITY FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS SERVING LIFE SENTENCES THE CHANCE FOR PAROLE WHEREAS, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled six years ago that sentencing schemes that require life sentences with no hope of parole for crimes committed by juveniles violated the U.S. Constitution; and, WHEREAS, on May 6, 2018, the Injustice Project, in partnership with the Chicago Sun-Times, published an article stating that in Illinois more than 160 prisoners are serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles, with virtually no hope of parole or early release under current law; and, WHEREAS, Using Illinois Department of Corrections data, Injustice Watch examined the number of prisoners serving 50 or more years in prison who were taken into custody before their 18th birthday; and, WHEREAS, Because Illinois almost entirely abolished parole in 1978, the 167 juvenile offenders do not get the same chance to show rehabilitation and change that they might get in other states. Thaccept as amendedPass Action details Video Video