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Full Text of SB1230  94th General Assembly



SB1230 Enrolled LRB094 05674 RLC 35723 b

1     AN ACT concerning 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 32-5.2-5 as follows:
6     (720 ILCS 5/32-5.2-5 new)
7     Sec. 32-5.2-5. False law enforcement badges.
8     (a) A person who knowingly produces, sells, or distributes
9 a law enforcement badge without the express written consent of
10 the law enforcement agency represented on the badge, or in case
11 of a reorganized or defunct law enforcement agency, its
12 successor law enforcement agency, is guilty of a Class A
13 misdemeanor. A second or subsequent violation of this Section
14 is a Class 3 felony.
15     (b) It is a defense to a prosecution under this Section
16 that the law enforcement badge is used or is intended to be
17 used exclusively:
18         (1) as a memento, or in a collection or exhibit;
19         (2) for decorative purposes;
20         (3) for a dramatic presentation, such as a theatrical,
21     film, or television production.