State of Illinois
91st General Assembly

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 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  Criminal  Code of 1961 by adding
 2    Section 33D-5.

 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section  5.  The  Criminal  Code  of  1961  is amended by
 6    adding Section 33D-5 as follows:

 7        (720 ILCS 5/33D-5 new)
 8        Sec. 33D-5.  Juvenile gang members; guardian liability.
 9        (a)  A parent or legal guardian of a minor under 17 years
10    of age who knows or who reasonably should know that the minor
11    is a member of a  gang  and  the  minor  commits  an  act  in
12    furtherance  of  gang activity that constitutes an offense if
13    committed by an adult is guilty of a business offense and may
14    be fined not exceeding $10,000, sentenced to serve  a  period
15    of  6  months  conditional  discharge, or a parental workshop
16    established by the probation or court services department  of
17    the  county or a combination of any of these sentences.  Each
18    act of delinquency committed by the minor under 17  years  of
19    age  with knowledge of the parent or guardian or in which the
20    parent or guardian should reasonably be aware  constitutes  a
21    separate offense.
22        (b)  In  this Section, "gang" has the meaning ascribed to
23    it in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang Terrorism Omnibus
24    Prevention Act.

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