HB2842 Engrossed LRB093 06700 RLC 06834 b
1 AN ACT in relation to criminal law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by adding
5 Section 20-3 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/20-3 new)
7 Sec. 20-3. Causing a fire or explosion by controlled
8 substance manufacturing.
9 (a) A person commits the offense of causing a fire or
10 explosion by controlled substance manufacturing when during
11 the unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance, he or she
12 causes a fire or explosion to occur by virtue of any of the
14 (1) Knowingly manufacturing or attempting to
15 manufacture a controlled substance; or
16 (2) Knowingly attempting to extract, create or
17 synthesize a substance for the use in the manufacture of
18 a controlled substance; or
19 (3) Knowingly storing precursors, essential
20 ingredients or clandestine laboratory apparatus in such a
21 manner as to cause a fire or explosion.
22 (b) Sentence. Causing a fire or explosion by controlled
23 substance manufacturing is a Class 2 felony.
24 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25 becoming law.