ROSKAM-JONES,E AND CULLERTON.
CRIM CD-UNLAWFUL COMMUNICATION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Prohibits a person from
obtaining or using a communication service without the authorization
of, or compensation paid to, the communication service provider, or
assisting or instructing any other person in doing so with intent to
defraud the communication service provider. Prohibits a person from
possessing, using, manufacturing, assembling, distributing, leasing,
transferring, or selling, or offering, promoting, or advertising for
sale, certain communication and access devices capable of acquiring or
facilitating the acquisition of a communication service without the
express consent or express authorization of the communication service
provider, or that have been altered, modified, programmed or
reprogrammed alone or in conjunction with another communication device
or other equipment to so acquire or facilitate the unauthorized
acquisition of a communication service, or capable of providing
unauthorized access, acquisition, receipt, decryption, disclosure,
communication, transmission, or re-transmission of programs.
Prescribes criminal penalties for violations, injunctive relief, and
civil damages. Repeals various provisions relating to the unauthorized
use of cable television services, unauthorized use of television
interception or decoding devices, and contributing to the unauthorized
use of a television decoding or interception device, and certain
provisions relating to the award of punitive and treble damages for
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes technical changes to the bill.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1. (House recedes May 22, 2002)
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/24-3.5
Further amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that the
penalty provisions of the offense of unlawful purchase of a firearm
apply to attempting to purchase firearms in violation of the statute.
These provisions are effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0728
Last action date: JUL-25-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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