AGGRAVTD ASSAULT-DEADLY WEAPON
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the use of a
deadly weapon in committing an assault, other than by discharging a
firearm in the direction of another person, is a Class 4 felony (now a
Class A misdemeanor). Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Class 4 felony violation applies to committing
assault against a person that the defendant knows is a peace officer
or fireman while engaged in official duties, to prevent performance of
his or her official duties, or in retaliation for his or her official
duties, rather than the use of a deadly weapon against another person.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, S-AM 1
SB429 would increase the prison population by 48 inmates at a
cost of $9,828,900 over ten years.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Class 4 felony violation for aggravated assault
committed against a person known to be a peace officer or fireman
while engaged in official duties or in retaliation for or to prevent
performance of official duties is a Class 4 felony only if a firearm
is used in the assault.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0406
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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