100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 5/10-8
from Ch. 38, par. 10-8
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a
concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
Section 10-8 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/10-8)
(from Ch. 38, par. 10-8)
Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel
ticket to a minor.
(a) A person commits
offense of unlawful sale of a
travel ticket to a minor when the person
sells a ticket for travel on any
public conveyance to an
unemancipated minor under 17 years of age without
of the minor's parents or guardian for passage to a destination
outside this state and knows the minor's age or fails to take
measures to ascertain the minor's age.
(b) Evidence. The fact that the defendant demanded, was
and reasonably relied upon written evidence of a
person's age in any
transaction forbidden by this Section is
competent evidence, and may be
considered in any criminal
prosecution for a violation of this Section.
(c) Definition. "Public Conveyance", includes an airplane,
bus, railroad, train, taxicab or other vehicle used for
of passengers for hire.