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Full Text of HB5771  97th General Assembly


Rep. Esther Golar

Filed: 3/27/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5771 on page 1, line
36, by inserting "5-5.5-5," after "Sections"; and
4on page 1, by inserting immediately below line 6 the following:
5    "(730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-5)
6    Sec. 5-5.5-5. Definitions and rules of construction. In
7this Article:
8    "Eligible offender" means a person who has been convicted
9of a crime in this State or of an offense in any other
10jurisdiction that does not include any offense or attempted
11offense that would subject a person to registration under the
12Sex Offender Registration Act, the Arsonist Registration Act,
13or the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration
14Act, but who has not been convicted more than twice of a
15felony. "Eligible offender" does not include a person who has
16been convicted of committing or attempting to commit a Class X



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1felony, aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol,
2other drug or drugs, or intoxicating compound or compounds, or
3any combination thereof, aggravated domestic battery, or a
4forcible felony.
5    "Felony" means a conviction of a felony in this State, or
6of an offense in any other jurisdiction for which a sentence to
7a term of imprisonment in excess of one year, was authorized.
8    For the purposes of this Article the following rules of
9construction apply:
10        (i) two or more convictions of felonies charged in
11    separate counts of one indictment or information shall be
12    deemed to be one conviction;
13        (ii) two or more convictions of felonies charged in 2
14    or more indictments or informations, filed in the same
15    court prior to entry of judgment under any of them, shall
16    be deemed to be one conviction; and
17        (iii) a plea or a verdict of guilty upon which a
18    sentence of probation, conditional discharge, or
19    supervision has been imposed shall be deemed to be a
20    conviction.
21    "Forcible felony" means first degree murder, second degree
22murder, aggravated arson, arson, aggravated kidnapping,
23kidnapping, aggravated battery that resulted in great bodily
24harm or permanent disability, and any other felony which
25involved the use of physical force or violence against any
26individual that resulted in great bodily harm or permanent



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2(Source: P.A. 96-852, eff. 1-1-10; 97-154, eff. 1-1-12.)".