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720 ILCS 5/30-1

    (720 ILCS 5/30-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 30-1)
    Sec. 30-1. Treason.
    (a) A person owing allegiance to this State commits treason when he or she knowingly:
        (1) levies war against this State; or
        (2) adheres to the enemies of this State, giving them
aid or comfort.
    (b) No person may be convicted of treason except on the testimony of 2 witnesses to the same overt act, or on his confession in open court.
    (c) Sentence. Treason is a Class X felony for which an offender may be sentenced to death under Section 5-5-3 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
(Source: P.A. 80-1099.)