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Full Text of HB1039  94th General Assembly


Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee

Filed: 3/3/2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1039 on page 1, by
3 replacing lines 4 through 22 with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by adding
5 Section 24-1.7 as follows:
6     (720 ILCS 5/24-1.7 new)
7     Sec. 24-1.7. Armed habitual criminal.
8     (a) A person commits the offense of being an armed habitual
9 criminal if he or she receives, sells, possesses, or transfers
10 any firearm after having been convicted a total of 2 or more
11 times of any combination of the following offenses:
12         (1) a forcible felony as defined in Section 2-8 of this
13     Code;
14         (2) unlawful use of a weapon by a felon; aggravated
15     unlawful use of a weapon; aggravated discharge of a
16     firearm; vehicular hijacking; aggravated vehicular
17     hijacking; aggravated battery of a child; intimidation;
18     aggravated intimidation; gunrunning; home invasion; or
19     aggravated battery with a firearm; or
20         (3) any violation of the Illinois Controlled
21     Substances Act or the Cannabis Control Act that is
22     punishable as a Class 3 felony or higher.
23     (b) Sentence. Being an armed habitual criminal is a Class X
24 felony.".