Chicagoland Politics

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Prosecutors file emergency motion to suspend SAFE-T Act statewide until ILSC can rule on pretrial release 

DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert Berlin and Kane County State’s Attorney Jamie Mosser filed an emergency motion to the Illinois Supreme Court on Friday asking for a statewide suspension of the enforcement of the controversial SAFE-T Act legislation set to go into effect on Sunday.

Kankakee County Judge rules portions of Illinois SAFE-T Act unconstitutional 

Illinois' controversial SAFE-T Act was scheduled to go into effect statewide on January 1, 2023, but now will be suspended in the 65 Illinois counties who participated in the consolidated lawsuit against Gov. J.B. Pritzker's administration and the other legislative leaders named in the suit.