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      720 ILCS 5/12-3.3 new
          Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Creates the offense of
      aggravated domestic battery.  Requires a person sentenced  to
      a first or subsequent offense for aggravated domestic battery
      to  serve  at  least  a  mandatory  48  consecutive  hours of
      imprisonment.  Penalty for the offense is a Class  3  felony.
      Effective immediately.
 1        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  Criminal  Code of 1961 by adding
 2    Section 12-3.3.
 3        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:
 5        Section  5.  The  Criminal  Code  of  1961  is amended by
 6    adding Section 12-3.3 as follows:
 7        (720 ILCS 5/12-3.3 new)
 8        Sec. 12-3.3.  Aggravated domestic battery.
 9        (a)  A person commits aggravated domestic battery when in
10    committing domestic battery he or she:
11             (1)  uses a firearm; or
12             (2)  knows the person  who  is  the  victim  of  the
13        domestic battery to be pregnant; or
14             (3)  knows  the  person  who  is  the  victim of the
15        domestic battery to be physically handicapped; or
16             (4)  causes great bodily harm.
17        (b)  Sentence.  Aggravated domestic battery is a Class  3
18    felony.   In  addition  to  any other sentence imposed by the
19    court, a person convicted of a first or subsequent offense of
20    aggravated domestic battery shall be mandatorily sentenced to
21    a minimum of  48  consecutive  hours  of  imprisonment.   The
22    imprisonment  shall  not  be subject to suspension, nor shall
23    the person be eligible for probation in order to  reduce  the
24    sentence   to   less   than   the  48  consecutive  hours  of
25    imprisonment.
26        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
27    becoming law.

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