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 Bill Status of HB5213  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-6.6 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal instigation. Provides that a person commits the offense when the person knowingly: (1) makes a verbal or non-verbal threat of violence against another person; and 2) publishes the threat on a social media website. Provides that criminal instigation is a Class A misdemeanor. Defines "non-verbal threat" and "social media website".

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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