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Full Text of HB4593  102nd General Assembly




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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 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 who is a person with a severe or
19profound intellectual disability is a Class 4 felony. If the
20court imposes a fine under this subsection (b), it shall be
21collected and distributed to the Specialized Services for
22Survivors of Human Trafficking Fund in accordance with Section
235-9-1.21 of the Unified Code of Corrections.



HB4593 Engrossed- 2 -LRB102 24397 RLC 33631 b

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