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725 ILCS 5/111-4
(725 ILCS 5/111-4)
Joinder of offenses and defendants.
(a) Two or more offenses may be charged in the same indictment,
information or complaint in a separate count for each offense if the
offenses charged, whether felonies or misdemeanors or both, are based on
the same act or on 2 or more acts which are part of the same comprehensive
(b) Two or more defendants may be charged in the same indictment,
information or complaint if they are alleged to have participated in the
same act or in the same comprehensive transaction out of which the offense
or offenses arose. Such defendants may be charged in one or more counts
together or separately and all of the defendants need not be charged in
(c) Two or more acts or transactions in violation of any provision or
provisions of Sections 8A-2, 8A-3, 8A-4, 8A-4A and 8A-5 of the Illinois
Public Aid Code, Section 14 of the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, Sections 16-1, 16-1.3, 16-2, 16-3, 16-5, 16-7, 16-8, 16-10, 16-25, 16-30, 16A-3,
16B-2, 16G-15, 16G-20, 16H-15, 16H-20, 16H-25, 16H-30, 16H-45, 16H-50, 16H-55, 17-1, 17-3, 17-6, 17-30, 17-56, 17-60, or 29B-1, or item (ii) of subsection (a) or (b) of Section 17-9, or subdivision (a)(2) of Section 17-10.5, or subsection (a), (b), (c), (d), (g), (h), or (i) of Section 17-10.6, or subsection (a) of Section 17-32 of the Criminal Code of
1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 and Section 118 of Division I of the Criminal Jurisprudence Act, may
be charged as a single offense in a single count of the same indictment,
information or complaint, if such acts or transactions by one or more
defendants are in furtherance of a single intention and design or if the
property, labor or services obtained are of the same person or are of
several persons having a common interest in such property, labor or
services. In such a charge, the period between the dates of the first and
the final such acts or transactions may be alleged as the date of the
offense and, if any such act or transaction by any defendant was committed
in the county where the prosecution was commenced, such county may be
alleged as the county of the offense.
(Source: P.A. 99-629, eff. 1-1-17