Bill Status of HB5521  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael D. Unes and Jay Hoffman

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/16-1.4 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of theft of recyclable metal. Provides that a person commits theft of recyclable metal when, without the consent of the owner, he or she knowingly obtains or exerts control over property consisting of any recyclable metal as defined in the Recyclable Metal Purchase Registration Law that is manufactured, sold, or used for certain specified purposes. Provides that a person also commits theft of recyclable metal when he or she, in committing theft of recyclable metal, knowingly damages or destroys any property of another by removing or damaging recyclable metal components of that property. Provides differing criminal penalties depending on the value or type of the recyclable metal and where it was acquired.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael D. Unes
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  4/7/2016HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties, and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  4/8/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die