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 Bill Status of HB0778  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD - HATE CRIME

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel V. Beiser - Jay Hoffman, Jerry Costello, II, Katie Stuart and Brandon W. Phelps

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-7.1from Ch. 38, par. 12-7.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides a person also commits a hate crime if by reason of the actual or perceived employment as a peace officer of another individual, regardless of the existence of any other motivating factor or factors, he or she commits assault, battery, aggravated assault, misdemeanor theft, criminal trespass to residence, misdemeanor criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to vehicle, criminal trespass to real property, mob action, disorderly conduct, harassment by telephone, or harassment through electronic communications. Penalty is a Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent offense, unless committed in certain specified locations in which case the penalty is a Class 3 felony for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent offense.

DateChamber Action
  1/26/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  1/27/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  2/8/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/16/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/8/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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