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 Bill Status of SB0553  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jil Tracy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/1-6from Ch. 38, par. 1-6
720 ILCS 5/12-3.05was 720 ILCS 5/12-4
720 ILCS 5/16-1from Ch. 38, par. 16-1
720 ILCS 5/17-56was 720 ILCS 5/16-1.3

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who commits the offense of financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability may be tried in any county in which any part of the assets that the person obtained control over are held. Provides that a defense to aggravated battery of a person 60 years of age or older does not exist merely because the accused reasonably believed the victim to be less than 60 years of age. Enhances the penalties for theft and theft by deception if the victim is 60 years of age or older or a person with a disability or if the offense was committed in a nursing home, an assisted living facility, or a supportive living facility. Provides that theft, theft by deception, and financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability is a Class X felony if the value of the property stolen or illegally obtained exceeds $100,000 (rather than $1,000,000).

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/16/2021SenateTo Criminal Law- Clear Compliance
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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