CRIM CD-FINANCIAL ID THEFT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of
financial identity theft. Provides that it is unlawful to knowingly
use personal identifying information or a personal identification
document of another person to obtain credit, money, goods, services,
or other property in the name of the other person, without the written
authorization of the other person and knowingly representing that he
or she is the other person or is acting with the authorization of the
other person. Creates the offense of aggravated financial identity
theft defined as committing the offense of financial identity theft
against a person at least 60 years of age or against a disabled
person. Provides for the forfeiture of property, moneys, and proceeds
acquired or maintained as a result of the offenses of financial
identity theft and aggravated financial identity theft. Establishes
distribution of the forfeited property and proceeds to various units
of government that conducted the investigations and prosecuted those
offenses. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/16G-30 new
Deletes the forfeiture provisions from the bill.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Corrections population and fiscal impact would be minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Changes the definition of financial identity theft. Provides
that the offense consists of knowingly using personal identifying
information or a personal identification document of another person to
fraudulently obtain credit, money, goods, services, or other property
in the name of the other person.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0517
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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