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1     AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by changing
5 Section 32-5 as follows:
6     (720 ILCS 5/32-5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 32-5)
7     Sec. 32-5. False personation of attorney, judicial, or
8 governmental officials.
9     (a) A person who falsely represents himself or herself to
10 be an attorney authorized to practice law for purposes of
11 compensation or consideration commits a Class 4 felony. This
12 subsection (a) does not apply to a person who unintentionally
13 fails to pay attorney registration fees established by Supreme
14 Court Rule.
15     (b) A person who falsely represents himself or herself to
16 be a public officer or a public employee or an official or
17 employee of the federal government commits a Class A B
18 misdemeanor. If the false representation is made in furtherance
19 of the commission of a felony, the penalty for a violation of
20 this subsection (b) is a Class 4 felony.
21 (Source: P.A. 94-985, eff. 1-1-07.)