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Full Text of HB1468  100th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2017 and 2018


Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan


720 ILCS 5/10-8  from Ch. 38, par. 10-8

    Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to a minor.

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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 Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
5Section 10-8 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 5/10-8)  (from Ch. 38, par. 10-8)
7    Sec. 10-8. Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel
8ticket to a minor.
9    (a) A person commits the the offense of unlawful sale of a
10public conveyance travel ticket to a minor when the person
11sells a ticket for travel on any public conveyance to an
12unemancipated minor under 17 years of age without the consent
13of the minor's parents or guardian for passage to a destination
14outside this state and knows the minor's age or fails to take
15reasonable measures to ascertain the minor's age.
16    (b) Evidence. The fact that the defendant demanded, was
17shown, and reasonably relied upon written evidence of a
18person's age in any transaction forbidden by this Section is
19competent evidence, and may be considered in any criminal
20prosecution for a violation of this Section.
21    (c) Definition. "Public Conveyance", includes an airplane,
22boat, bus, railroad, train, taxicab or other vehicle used for
23the transportation of passengers for hire.



HB1468- 2 -LRB100 03292 RLC 13297 b

1    (d) Sentence. Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel
2ticket to a minor is a Class C misdemeanor.
3(Source: P.A. 86-336.)