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Public Act 102-0994


 

Public Act 0994 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0994
 
SB2942 EnrolledLRB102 20567 RLC 29436 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 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
amended by changing Section 115-11 as follows:
 
    (725 ILCS 5/115-11)  (from Ch. 38, par. 115-11)
    Sec. 115-11. In a prosecution for a criminal offense
defined in Article 11 or in Section 11-1.20, 11-1.30, 11-1.40,
11-1.50, 11-1.60, 12-13, 12-14, 12-14.1, 12-15 or 12-16 of the
Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, when where
the alleged victim of the offense was is a minor under 18 years
of age at the time of the offense, the court may exclude from
the proceedings while the victim is testifying, regardless of
the alleged victim's age at the time of the victim's courtroom
testimony, all persons, who, in the opinion of the court, do
not have a direct interest in the case, except the media. When
the court publishes to the trier of fact videos, photographs,
or any depiction of a minor under 18 years of age engaged in a
sex act, the court may exclude from the proceedings all
persons, who in the opinion of the court, do not have a direct
interest in the case, except the media. The court shall enter
its finding that particular parties are disinterested and the
basis for that finding into the record.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/27/2022