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Full Text of HB5058  102nd General Assembly

HB5058 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB5058

 

Introduced 1/27/2022, by Rep. Martin J. Moylan

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
730 ILCS 5/5-8A-4.1-5 new

    Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person shall not knowingly and without authority remove, destroy, tamper with, damage, alter, disable, or otherwise interfere with or circumvent the operation of an approved electronic monitoring device or knowingly interfere or tamper with, or circumvent or alter, a signal, impulse, or data that is being transmitted by or stored within an approved electronic monitoring device worn or otherwise used by an individual as a condition of: (1) pretrial or pre-adjudicatory detention; (2) probation; (3) conditional discharge; (4) periodic imprisonment; (5) parole, aftercare release, or mandatory supervised release; (6) work release; (7) furlough; or 8) post-trial incarceration. Provides exceptions. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony.


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A BILL FOR

 

HB5058LRB102 24817 RLC 34062 b

1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
5adding Section 5-8A-4.1-5 as follows:
 
6    (730 ILCS 5/5-8A-4.1-5 new)
7    Sec. 5-8A-4.1-5. Removing, destroying, tampering with,
8damaging, altering, disabling, or otherwise interfering with
9or circumventing the operation of an approved electronic
10monitoring device.
11    (a) A person shall not knowingly and without authority
12remove, destroy, tamper with, damage, alter, disable, or
13otherwise interfere with or circumvent the operation of an
14approved electronic monitoring device or knowingly interfere
15or tamper with, or circumvent or alter, a signal, impulse, or
16data that is being transmitted by or stored within an approved
17electronic monitoring device worn or otherwise used by an
18individual as a condition of any of the following:
19        (1) pretrial or pre-adjudicatory detention;
20        (2) probation;
21        (3) conditional discharge;
22        (4) periodic imprisonment;
23        (5) parole, aftercare release, or mandatory supervised

 

 

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1    release;
2        (6) work release;
3        (7) furlough; or
4        (8) post-trial incarceration.
5    (b) A person shall not knowingly and without authority
6request or solicit any other person to remove, destroy, tamper
7with, damage, alter, disable, or otherwise interfere with or
8circumvent the operation of an approved electronic monitoring
9device or knowingly interfere or tamper with, or circumvent or
10alter, a signal, impulse, or data that is being transmitted by
11or stored within an approved electronic monitoring device worn
12or otherwise used by an individual as described in subsection
13(a).
14    (c) A person commits tampering with an approved electronic
15monitoring device if he or she knowingly removes, destroys,
16tampers with, damages, alters, disables, or otherwise
17interferes with or circumvents electronic monitoring equipment
18which a court, the Division of Probation Services, or the
19Prisoner Review Board has required the person to wear.
20    (d) Subsections (a), (b), and (c) do not apply to either of
21the following:
22        (1) the owner of an approved electronic monitoring
23    device or his or her agent while performing proper
24    maintenance and repairs on that device; or
25        (2) a person who removes an approved electronic
26    monitoring device at the direction of a physician due to

 

 

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1    an immediate medical necessity.
2    (e) Any person who violates this Section is guilty of a
3Class 4 felony.
4    (f) In this Section, "approved electronic monitoring
5device" includes any electronic device or instrument that is
6used to track the location of a person or detect the presence
7of alcohol in the person's breath.