101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in
Section concerning preservation of evidence.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
Section 33-5 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/33-5)
Preservation of evidence.
(a) It is unlawful for a
law enforcement agency
or an agent
acting on behalf of
law enforcement agency to
intentionally fail to comply with the provisions of subsection
Section 116-4 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
(b) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
of a Class 4
(c) For purposes of this Section, "law enforcement agency"
has the meaning
ascribed to it in subsection (e) of Section
116-4 of the Code of Criminal
Procedure of 1963.
(Source: P.A. 91-871, eff. 1-1-01; 92-459, eff. 8-22-01.)