State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch


720 ILCS 5/10-8  from Ch. 38, par. 10-8

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to a minor.

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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
5changing Section 10-8 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 5/10-8)  (from Ch. 38, par. 10-8)
7    Sec. 10-8. Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel
8ticket to a minor.
9    (a) A person commits the the offense of unlawful sale of a
10public conveyance travel ticket to a minor when the person
11sells a ticket for travel on any public conveyance to an
12unemancipated minor under 17 years of age without the consent
13of the minor's parents or guardian for passage to a
14destination outside this state and knows the minor's age or
15fails to take reasonable measures to ascertain the minor's
17    (b) Evidence. The fact that the defendant demanded, was
18shown, and reasonably relied upon written evidence of a
19person's age in any transaction forbidden by this Section is
20competent evidence, and may be considered in any criminal
21prosecution for a violation of this Section.
22    (c) Definition. "Public Conveyance", includes an airplane,
23boat, bus, railroad, train, taxicab or other vehicle used for



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1the transportation of passengers for hire.
2    (d) Sentence. Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel
3ticket to a minor is a Class C misdemeanor.
4(Source: P.A. 86-336.)