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 Bill Status of HB1601  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Monica Bristow, Terra Costa Howard and Mary Edly-Allen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-0.1
720 ILCS 5/12-6from Ch. 38, par. 12-6
720 ILCS 5/12-6.2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning the offenses of intimidation and aggravated intimidation. Provides that a person also commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by any means, a threat to cause the person to falsify, amend, or withdraw a report of his or her abuse. Provides that a person commits aggravated intimidation when he or she commits intimidation by causing a person 60 years of age or older or known to be a person with a disability to falsify, amend, or withdraw a report of his or her abuse. Provides that aggravated intimidation under these circumstances is a Class 2 felony for which the offender may be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 3 years nor more than 14 years. Defines "abuse" and "person with a disability".

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Monica Bristow
  2/1/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/19/2019HouseTo Sentencing, Penalities and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  2/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/8/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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