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Public Act 095-0324




Public Act 095-0324
SB0132 Enrolled LRB095 06875 RLC 26994 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 1961 is amended by changing
Section 32-5 as follows:
    (720 ILCS 5/32-5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 32-5)
    Sec. 32-5. False personation of attorney, judicial, or
governmental officials.
    (a) A person who falsely represents himself or herself to
be an attorney authorized to practice law for purposes of
compensation or consideration commits a Class 4 felony. This
subsection (a) does not apply to a person who unintentionally
fails to pay attorney registration fees established by Supreme
Court Rule.
    (b) A person who falsely represents himself or herself to
be a public officer or a public employee or an official or
employee of the federal government commits a Class A B
misdemeanor. If the false representation is made in furtherance
of the commission of a felony, the penalty for a violation of
this subsection (b) is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 94-985, eff. 1-1-07.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2008