CRIM CD & CD CORR-GANG CRIMES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Changes definition of heinous
battery. Adds offenses of aggravated battery with a machine gun and
possession of deadly substances. Provides that it is an aggravating
factor for first degree murder that the murder was committed as a
result of certain streetgang related criminal activity and adds other
aggravating factors. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Limits
good conduct credit to 4.5 days per month for persons convicted of
aggravated battery with a machine gun. Provides that the penalty for
certain first degree murders that were the result of certain
streetgang related criminal activity, if the death penalty was not
imposed, is a term of imprisonment of not less than 30 years and not
more than 80 years. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/9-1
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1
Deletes the amendatory changes relating to first degree murder.
Provides that it is a Class 3 felony to transmit a false alarm that a
container holding poison gas, a deadly biological or chemical
contaminent or radioactive substance is concealed in a place that its
release would endanger human life, knowing that there is no reasonable
ground to believe that a container holding poison gas, a deadly
biological or chemical contaminent, or radioactive substance is
concealed in that place. Deletes references to noxious gas. In the
offense of possession of a deadly substance, limits the offender's
intent to the commission of a felony.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Corrections population, 32 inmates; fiscal impact, $3,600,700.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0121
Last action date: 99-07-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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