CRIM CD-AGG BATT-HEALTH CARE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that committing a
battery against individuals known to be hospital emergency room
personnel engaged in the performance of their official duties, or to
prevent performance of their official duties, or in retaliation for
performance of their official duties enhances the offense to
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
The fiscal and corrections impact is minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dpt. of Corrections)
Same as previous note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
720 ILCS 5/12-2 from Ch. 38, par. 12-2
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal
Code of 1961. Provides that it is aggravated assault to assault health
care workers upon the grounds of a health care organization or in any
building used for the delivery of health care. Penalty is a Class 4
felony. Provides that the commission of a battery against a nurse,
physician, or other health care worker in a health care facility is
an additional factor in enhancing battery to aggravated battery.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0619
Last action date: 99-08-19
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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