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 Bill Status of HB4040  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-PARENTAL BULLYING

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12C-75 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of parental bullying. Provides that a parent or legal guardian of a minor commits parental bullying when he or she knowingly and with the intent to discipline, embarrass, or alter the behavior of the minor, transmits any verbal or visual message that the parent or legal guardian reasonably believes would coerce, intimidate, harass, or cause substantial emotional distress to the minor. Provides that parental bullying is a petty offense. Provides that if a person is convicted of parental bullying, the court shall order that person to pay for the costs of prosecution and that a portion of any fine imposed, as determined by the court, be placed in escrow for the purchase of a certificate of deposit for use by the victim when he or she attains 18 years of age.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/11/2021HouseFirst Reading
  3/11/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/21/2021HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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