Bill Status of HB4452 97th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD - STOLEN MATERIALS
Rep. Daniel V. Beiser - Jerry F. Costello, II - Patrick J. Verschoore - Karen A. Yarbrough, Jehan A. Gordon, John E. Bradley, Keith Farnham and Lisa M. Dugan
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of possession or transportation of stolen ferrous or nonferrous metal, including but not limited to copper, HVAC components, and catalytic converters. Provides penalties from a Class C misdemeanor to a Class 2 felony. Makes it unlawful to cut, mutilate, deface, or otherwise injure personal or real property for the purpose of obtaining ferrous or nonferrous metal. Provides penalties of a Class 4 or Class 3 felony depending on the value of the property damage involved. A violation that results in disruption of communication or electrical service to critical infrastructure or for more than 10 customers of the service is a Class A misdemeanor. A violation of any provision that results in great bodily harm, permanent disability, disfigurement, or substantial risk of death to another is a Class 1 felony. A violation of any provision that results the death of another is a Class X felony. Provides exemption from civil liability for public or private owners to a person injured during or by a dangerous condition created in an offense or an attempted offense under this Section.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Amends the Vehicle Code. Provides that a scrap processor may not pay for the purchase of recyclable metal with cash if the purchase price is $100 or more.