Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HB4418
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Full Text of HB4418  100th General Assembly

HB4418 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB4418

 

Introduced , by Rep. Barbara Wheeler

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
720 ILCS 5/12-3.5  was 720 ILCS 5/12-6.3

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the sentence for the offense of interfering with the report of domestic violence is a Class 4 felony (rather than a Class A misdemeanor).


LRB100 18457 SLF 33672 b

CORRECTIONAL BUDGET AND IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4418LRB100 18457 SLF 33672 b

1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
5Section 12-3.5 as follows:
 
6    (720 ILCS 5/12-3.5)   (was 720 ILCS 5/12-6.3)
7    Sec. 12-3.5. Interfering with the reporting of domestic
8violence.
9    (a) A person commits interfering with the reporting of
10domestic violence when, after having committed an act of
11domestic violence, he or she knowingly prevents or attempts to
12prevent the victim of or a witness to the act of domestic
13violence from calling a 9-1-1 emergency telephone system,
14obtaining medical assistance, or making a report to any law
15enforcement official.
16    (b) In For the purposes of this Section:
17    "Domestic violence" shall have the meaning ascribed to it
18in Section 112A-3 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
19    (c) Sentence. Interfering with the reporting of domestic
20violence is a Class 4 felony A misdemeanor.
21(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11.)