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Full Text of HB4593  102nd General Assembly

HB4593 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4593

 

Introduced 1/21/2022, by Rep. Chris Bos, Chris Miller, Norine K. Hammond, Keith R. Wheeler, Blaine Wilhour, et al.

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
720 ILCS 5/11-14.1

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Deletes provision that it is an affirmative defense to a charge of solicitation of a sexual act with a person who is under the age of 18 or who is a person with a severe or profound intellectual disability that the accused reasonably believed the person was of the age of 18 years or over or was not a person with a severe or profound intellectual disability at the time of the act giving rise to the charge. Provides that solicitation of a sexual act from a person who is under the age of 18 or whom the solicitor of the sexual act reasonably believes to be under the age of 18 is a Class 4 felony.


LRB102 24397 RLC 33631 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4593LRB102 24397 RLC 33631 b

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 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
5changing Section 11-14.1 as follows:
 
6    (720 ILCS 5/11-14.1)
7    Sec. 11-14.1. Solicitation of a sexual act.
8    (a) Any person who offers a person not his or her spouse
9any money, property, token, object, or article or anything of
10value for that person or any other person not his or her spouse
11to perform any act of sexual penetration as defined in Section
1211-0.1 of this Code, or any touching or fondling of the sex
13organs of one person by another person for the purpose of
14sexual arousal or gratification, commits solicitation of a
15sexual act.
16    (b) Sentence. Solicitation of a sexual act is a Class A
17misdemeanor. Solicitation of a sexual act from a person who is
18under the age of 18 or whom the solicitor of the sexual act
19reasonably believes to be under the age of 18 or who is a
20person with a severe or profound intellectual disability is a
21Class 4 felony. If the court imposes a fine under this
22subsection (b), it shall be collected and distributed to the
23Specialized Services for Survivors of Human Trafficking Fund

 

 

HB4593- 2 -LRB102 24397 RLC 33631 b

1in accordance with Section 5-9-1.21 of the Unified Code of
2Corrections.
3    (b-5) (Blank). It is an affirmative defense to a charge of
4solicitation of a sexual act with a person who is under the age
5of 18 or who is a person with a severe or profound intellectual
6disability that the accused reasonably believed the person was
7of the age of 18 years or over or was not a person with a
8severe or profound intellectual disability at the time of the
9act giving rise to the charge.
10    (c) This Section does not apply to a person engaged in
11prostitution who is under 18 years of age.
12    (d) A person cannot be convicted under this Section if the
13practice of prostitution underlying the offense consists
14exclusively of the accused's own acts of prostitution under
15Section 11-14 of this Code.
16(Source: P.A. 98-1013, eff. 1-1-15; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)