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Full Text of SB2942  102nd General Assembly




SB2942 EnrolledLRB102 20567 RLC 29436 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 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
5amended by changing Section 115-11 as follows:
6    (725 ILCS 5/115-11)  (from Ch. 38, par. 115-11)
7    Sec. 115-11. In a prosecution for a criminal offense
8defined in Article 11 or in Section 11-1.20, 11-1.30, 11-1.40,
911-1.50, 11-1.60, 12-13, 12-14, 12-14.1, 12-15 or 12-16 of the
10Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, when where
11the alleged victim of the offense was is a minor under 18 years
12of age at the time of the offense, the court may exclude from
13the proceedings while the victim is testifying, regardless of
14the alleged victim's age at the time of the victim's courtroom
15testimony, all persons, who, in the opinion of the court, do
16not have a direct interest in the case, except the media. When
17the court publishes to the trier of fact videos, photographs,
18or any depiction of a minor under 18 years of age engaged in a
19sex act, the court may exclude from the proceedings all
20persons, who in the opinion of the court, do not have a direct
21interest in the case, except the media. The court shall enter
22its finding that particular parties are disinterested and the
23basis for that finding into the record.



SB2942 Enrolled- 2 -LRB102 20567 RLC 29436 b

1(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3becoming law.