90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0205
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-SEXUAL BATTERY CHILD                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Criminal  Code  of  1961  and  the  Unified  Code  of      
   Corrections.    Creates  the  offense  of  sexual  battery of a child.      
   Provides that an accused commits this offense if  he  or  she  was  18      
   years  of  age or over and commits an act of sexual penetration with a      
   victim who was under 9 years of age when the act  was  committed;  the      
   accused  was  armed  with a dangerous weapon; the accused contemplated      
   the use of lethal force; and the accused was previously  convicted  of      
   predatory  criminal  sexual  assault of a child or aggravated criminal      
   sexual assault and the victim was under 9 years of age.   Permits  the      
   imposition of the death penalty.  If the death penalty is not imposed,      
   the accused shall be sentenced to natural life imprisonment.                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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