Bill Status of SB3004 99th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD THEFT LEASED PROPERTY
Sen. Neil Anderson
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes in the theft of rental property renting or leasing equipment including tools, construction or industry equipment, and such items as linens, tableware, tents, tables, chairs and other equipment specially rented for a party or special event. Changes the property value threshold for theft of rental property from $500 to $50. Allows the trier of fact to infer evidence that the person is without good cause for failure to return the property if the person signs the agreement with a name or address other than his or her own. Changes the penalty for theft of rental property from a Class 4 felony to a Class 3 felony. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides in addition to the available sentences for theft of labor services or use of property, the court shall order any person convicted of any of those offenses to pay restitution for any outstanding balance due and the reasonable loss of revenue, including but not limited to loss of future rental revenue for the property, for the failure to return the rental property on the date specified for its return. Effective immediately.