CRIM CD-CONCEALING OFFENSE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to the offense of
concealing or aiding a fugitive. Eliminates exemption from prosecution
for a parent, child, brother, or sister of the offender.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that concealing a fugitive is a Class A misdemeanor if
the offense committed was a misdemeanor and a Class 4 felony if the
offense committed was a felony.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the same
Section of the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that any person who
intentionally does any act in furtherance of preventing the
apprehension or aiding the escape of a person accused of first degree
murder commits a Class 3 felony.
SB13 would have minimal population and fiscal impact on DOC.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes from the bill aiding the escape of a person. Provides
that the offense of performing an act to prevent the apprehension of a
person accused of first degree murder does not abridge the
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends exempting from criminal liability a husband, wife,
parent, or child of an offender accused of first degree murder, and
deleting provision relating to the husband-wife privilege under the
Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 or the common law.
Last action on Bill: BILL DEAD-AMENDATORY VETO
Last action date: 97-11-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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