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Public Act 102-0903


 

Public Act 0903 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0903
 
HB0601 EnrolledLRB102 04273 RLC 14291 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
changing Section 19-2 as follows:
 
    (720 ILCS 5/19-2)  (from Ch. 38, par. 19-2)
    Sec. 19-2. Possession of burglary tools.
    (a) A person commits possession of burglary tools when he
or she possesses any key, tool, instrument, device, or any
explosive, suitable for use in breaking into a building,
housetrailer, watercraft, aircraft, motor vehicle, railroad
car, or any depository designed for the safekeeping of
property, or any part thereof, with intent to enter that place
and with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. The trier
of fact may infer from the possession of a key designed for
lock bumping an intent to commit a felony or theft; however,
this inference does not apply to any peace officer or other
employee of a law enforcement agency, or to any person or
agency licensed under the Private Detective, Private Alarm,
Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of
2004. For the purposes of this Section, "lock bumping" means a
lock picking technique for opening a pin tumbler lock using a
specially-crafted bumpkey.
    (a-5) A person also commits possession of burglary tools
when he or she, knowingly and with the intent to enter the
motor vehicle and with the intent to commit therein a felony or
theft, possesses a device designed to:
        (1) unlock or start a motor vehicle without the use or
    possession of the key to the motor vehicle; or
        (2) capture or duplicate a signal from the key fob of a
    motor vehicle to unlock or start the motor vehicle without
    the use or possession of the key to the motor vehicle.
    (b) Sentence. Possession of burglary tools is a Class 4
felony.
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2023