Bill Status of HB6565  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Terry R. Parke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/46-1
720 ILCS 5/46-1.1
820 ILCS 305/4e new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that insurance fraud or fraud on a governmental entity is a Class A misdemeanor if the value of the property obtained or attempted to be obtained is $100 (rather than $300) or less and a Class 3 felony if the value of the property obtained or attempted to be obtained is more than $100 (rather than $300) but not more than $10,000. Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that a workers' compensation insurer or self-insured employer may provide a notice to an injured worker, on or with a check for temporary disability benefits, warning the worker that acceptance of employment with a different employer that requires the performance of activities the employee has stated that he or she cannot perform because of the injury for which he or she is receiving temporary disability benefits could constitute fraud and could result in specified criminal penalties and liability for damages, and that others found to have assisted the employee in the perpetration of fraud could also be subject to criminal prosecution and civil liability. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terry R. Parke
  2/6/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die