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Title:Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies
Meeting Information:

​The Task Force shall meet at least 3 times with the first meeting occurring within 60 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly. The Task Force shall review available research, best practices, and effective interventions to formulate recommendations. The Task Force shall produce a report detailing the Task Force's findings and recommendations and needed resources. The Task Force shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor by May 1, 2021. 

Contact Name:Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Function:The purpose of the Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies is to develop and propose policies and procedures to review and reform constitutional rights and remedies, including qualified immunity for peace officers.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition:The president of statewide association representing trial lawyers or his or her designee, the executive director of a statewide association advocating for the advancement of civil liberties or his or her designee, a representative representing statewide labor, all appointed by the Governor. Four members of the public appointed, one appointed by each the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the Senate. The president of a statewide bar association or his or her designee, the executive director of a statewide association representing county sheriffs or his or her designee, the executive director of a statewide association representing chiefs of police, a representative of the Chicago Police Department, all appointed by the Governor. The Director of the Illinois State Police or his or her designee. The Attorney General, or his or her designee. A retired judge appointed by the Governor. One State Representative, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; one State Representative, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; one State Senator, appointed by the President of the Senate; one State Senator, appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate. The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint co-chairpersons for the Task Force. The Task Force shall have all appointments made within 30 days of the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly.
Authority:P.A. 101-652

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Connell, Colleen1/1/20226/28/2021GovernorMemberExecutive Director of a statewide association advocating for the advancement of civil libertiesCook
Cummings, Tamara3/29/2021Minority Leader of the SenatePublic Member
Curran, John3/29/2021Minority Leader of the SenateState Senator
D'Abla, Joel4/12/2021Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Public MemberCook
Davis, MattStatuteDirector of Illinois State Police or their designee
Futterman, Craig4/26/2021Speaker of the HousePublic MemberCook
Sims, Elgie4/23/2021President of the SenateState Senator, Co-Chair
Slaughter, Justin4/13/2021Speaker of the HouseState Representative, Co-Chair
Ugaste, Dan3/5/2021Minority Leader of the House of Representatives State Representative
VACANTGovernorMemberPresident of a statewide association representing trial lawyers
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative representing statewide labor
VACANTMinority Leader of the House Member
VACANTPresident of the SenatePublic Member
VACANTGovernorMemberExecutive Director of a statewide association representing county sheriffs
VACANTGovernorMemberExecutive Director of a statewide association representing chiefs of police
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative of the Chicago Police Department
VACANTStatuteAttorney General
VACANTGovernorRetired Judge
Wilder, Michael1/1/20225/20/2021GovernorMemberPresident of a statewide bar association or designee