Bill Status of HB4552 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ENHANCED PENALTIES-PHARMACIST
Rep. Tony McCombie
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Enhances the penalties from assault and battery to aggravated assault and aggravated battery if the victim is a pharmacist, student pharmacist, or pharmacy technician performing his or her duties as a pharmacist, student pharmacist, or pharmacy technician. Enhances from a Class 2 felony to a Class 1 felony a robbery or burglary committed in a pharmacy. Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that any person who violates the provisions concerning the illegal delivery of a controlled substance in an amount not otherwise specified in the statute classified in Schedule II, III, IV, or V that was illegally and directly obtained from a pharmacy, either through robbery or burglary, which substance is not included as a Class 2 felony by the statute, is guilty of a Class 2 felony. Provides that the fine for a violation shall not be more than $200,000. Effective January 1, 2020.