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720 ILCS 5/37-1
(720 ILCS 5/37-1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 37-1)
Maintaining Public Nuisance.
Any building used in the commission of offenses prohibited by Sections
9-1, 10-1, 10-2, 11-14, 11-15, 11-16, 11-17, 11-20, 11-20.1, 11-20.1B, 11-20.3, 11-21, 11-22,
12-5.1, 16-1, 20-2, 23-1, 23-1(a)(1), 24-1(a)(7), 24-3, 28-1, 28-3, 31-5 or
39A-1, or subdivision (a)(1), (a)(2)(A), or (a)(2)(B) of Section 11-14.3, of this Code, or
prohibited by the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, or the Cannabis
Control Act, or used in the commission of an inchoate offense
relative to any of the aforesaid principal offenses, or any real property
erected, established, maintained, owned, leased, or used by a streetgang for
the purpose of conducting streetgang related activity as defined in Section 10
of the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act is a public
(b) Sentence. A person convicted of knowingly maintaining such a public
nuisance commits a Class A misdemeanor. Each subsequent offense under this
Section is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)