[newschannel20.com – 4/14/21]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A new bill making its way through the Senate would protect sexual assault survivors from their attackers for life.
Senate Bill 2277, sponsored by State Sen. Steve Stadelman, D-Rockford, aims to protect sexual assault survivors from ever seeing their attacker again.
This legislation would make civil no-contact orders permanent if the assailant is criminally convicted of sexual assault.
Currently, under law, people must renew no-contact orders every two years.
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