Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Revises and consolidates provisions regarding obtaining and issuing orders of protection, protective orders, and no contact orders. Repeals various provisions in the domestic violence order of protection provisions as part of the revision and consolidation. Creates a criminal offense for violation of a civil no contact order and for violation of a stalking no contact order. Makes a first violation a Class A misdemeanor and a second or subsequent a Class 4 felony. Makes conforming changes.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Repeals a Section concerning the applicability of the rules of civil procedure in a proceeding to obtain, modify, reopen, or appeal an order of protection. Provides that a civil no contact order or stalking no contact order issued by a state, tribal, or territorial court shall be deemed valid if the issuing court had jurisdiction over the parties and matter under the law of the state, tribe or territory. Provides that a defendant who directed the actions of a third party to violate a civil no contact order or stalking no contact order under the principles of accountability under the Criminal Code of 2012 as if the same had been personally done by the defendant, without regard to the mental state of the third party acting at the direction of the defendant. Provides that a petitioner or the State's Attorney on the petitioner's behalf may file a motion to vacate or modify a permanent stalking no contact order 2 years or more after the expiration of the defendant's sentence. Deletes language providing that the petitioner shall not be denied a stalking no contact order because the petitioner is a minor. Makes other technical changes.