Bill Status of SB2376 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-ACCOUNTABILITY-SENTENC
Sen. Don Harmon
| 4/16/2021||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that when charging an offense based upon responsibility for conduct of another under the Parties to Crime Article of the Criminal Code of 2012, the fact that the defendant is being charged based on accountability shall be specified in the charge. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that when a person is convicted of an offense based on the person's responsibility for conduct that is an element of an offense if the conduct is that of another and he or she is legally accountable for that conduct as provided in Parties to Crime Article of the Criminal Code of 2012, the court shall not impose a mandatory minimum sentence for the offense if that mandatory minimum sentence is required for the underlying offense under the Criminal Code of 2012, this Code, or any other law, and shall sentence the person to not more than one-half the maximum sentence that may be imposed for the underlying offense.