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 Bill Status of SB2778  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  CRIM CD-EXTORTION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jim Durkin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-6.2-5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of extortion. Provides that a person commits extortion when he or she knowingly obtains, or causes to be obtained, property, services, something of value, advantage or immunity, from another person, with that person's consent, when the consent is induced by wrongful use of the threat of fear or actual or threatened force, violence, or under color of official right. Provides that a violation is a Class 3 felony.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/17/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/1/2016SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/9/2016SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 012-000-000
  3/9/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2016
  3/10/2016SenateSecond Reading
  3/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2016
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/6/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  4/6/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/6/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/6/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/6/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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