CRIM CD-PUBLIC CONTRACTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 to make a technical change to a
legislative finding provision concerning interference with public
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/33E-1
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/33E-2 from Ch. 38, par. 33E-2
720 ILCS 5/33E-14 new
720 ILCS 5/33E-15 new
720 ILCS 5/33E-16 new
720 ILCS 5/33E-17 new
720 ILCS 5/33E-18 new
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.3 from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.3
Deletes everything. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Makes
various changes in the Public Contracts Article of the Criminal Code
of 1961. Provides that a "unit of State or local government" includes
a "school district". Creates various offenses concerning school
districts relating to making false statements on a vendor application,
false entries, unlawful participation, and unlawful stringing of bids.
Provides that violations are Class 3 felonies, except that bid
stringing is a Class 4 felony. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.
Provides that when a person has been convicted of a felony and the
theft was committed upon a school district, or the person was
convicted of various offenses of deception relating to certification
of disadvantaged business enterprises, or the new offenses created by
this amendatory Act, a fine may be levied by the court in an amount
that is the greater of $10,000 or triple the value of the property
that is the subject of the offense. Provides a distribution scheme of
fines levied against a person convicted of felony theft against a
school district. Provides that these fines levied are judgment liens
in favor of the school district, State's Attorney of the county where
the violation occurred, and the county clerk.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that criminal violations apply to units of local
government as well as school districts. Provides that the fines for
various violations shall be distributed to these units or school
districts. Also provides that the circuit clerk shall receive 10% of
these fines rather than the county clerk.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, H-AM 1
Corrections population and fiscal impacts are minimal.
STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
Fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE, H-AM 1
Fails to preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Admin. Office of Ill. Courts)
No fiscal impact on the Judicial branch.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Corrections)
No change from correctional note.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1
There may be a minimal increase in judicial workloads; no
increase in need for the number of judges.
GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE
Recommends changing the definition of "stringing" to include
job orders as well as contracts. In the offense of misapplication
of funds, deletes references to "embezzles, abstracts, purloins".
Increases the minimum fine for violations of the Public Contracts
Article of the Criminal Code of 1961 from $10,000 to $25,000. Also
increases the minimum fine for felony theft and deceptive practices
violations from $10,000 to $25,000. Adds a January 1, 1999 effective
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0800
Last action date: 98-12-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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