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 Bill Status of HB6587  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD - HATE CRIME

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession 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, firefighter, or emergency medical technician 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
  6/10/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D. Anthony
  6/21/2016HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Ed Sullivan
  6/29/2016HouseFirst Reading
  6/29/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  7/11/2016HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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