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Full Text of HB4159  102nd General Assembly

HB4159 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4159

 

Introduced 10/19/2021, by Rep. Martin J. Moylan, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Bradley Stephens and Anthony DeLuca

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
720 ILCS 5/12-7.1-5 new

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of peace officer targeting. Provides that a person commits the offense when, by reason of the actual or perceived employment as a peace officer of another individual, regardless of the existence of any other motivating factor or factors, he or she commits assault, battery, aggravated assault, intimidation, stalking, cyberstalking, misdemeanor theft, criminal trespass to residence, misdemeanor criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to vehicle, criminal trespass to real property, mob action, disorderly conduct, transmission of obscene messages, harassment by telephone, or harassment through electronic communications. Provides that peace officer targeting is a Class 3 felony for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that the State's Attorney of each county shall submit an annual report to the General Assembly outlining: (1) the number of offenses in which a peace officer was a victim, (2) the charges filed, and (3) the ultimate disposition of each case.


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CORRECTIONAL BUDGET AND IMPACT NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. This Act may be referred to as the Police
5Protection Act.
 
6    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
7Section 12-7.1-5 as follows:
 
8    (720 ILCS 5/12-7.1-5 new)
9    Sec. 12-7.1-5. Peace officer targeting.
10    (a) A person commits peace officer targeting when, by
11reason of the actual or perceived employment as a peace
12officer of another individual, regardless of the existence of
13any other motivating factor or factors, he or she commits
14assault, aggravated assault, battery, intimidation, stalking,
15cyberstalking, misdemeanor theft, criminal trespass to a
16residence, misdemeanor criminal damage to property, criminal
17trespass to vehicles, criminal trespass to real property, mob
18action, disorderly conduct, transmission of obscene messages,
19harassment by telephone, or harassment through electronic
20communications as these crimes are defined in Section 12-1,
2112-2, 12-7.3, 12-7.5, 16-1, 19-4, 21-1, 21-2, 21-3, 25-1,
2226-1, 26.5-1, or 26.5-2, subsection (a) of Section 12-3,

 

 

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1paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a) of Section 12-6,
2or paragraph (2) or (5) of subsection (a) of Section 26.5-3 of
3this Code, respectively.
4    (b) The State's Attorney of each county shall submit an
5annual report to the General Assembly outlining: (1) the
6number of offenses in which a peace officer was a victim, (2)
7the charges filed, and (3) the ultimate disposition of each
8case.
9    (c) Sentence. Peace officer targeting is a Class 3 felony
10for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or
11subsequent offense.