Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 and the Unified Code of
Corrections. Changes name of the offense of "criminal trespass to
residence" to "criminal trespass to a building or residence".
Includes in the offense of criminal trespass to a residence,
knowingly, without authority, entering or remaining within or on a
building, water tower, grain silo, or residence. Removes references
to buildings and barns in criminal trespass to real property offense.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
720 ILCS 5/12-7.1
720 ILCS 5/19-4
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.5
Deletes everything. Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides
that whoever enters or remains within or on a building, enters upon
the land of another after receiving prior notice that entry is
forbidden, remains upon the land of another after receiving notice to
depart, enters certain areas in or on a motor vehicle after receiving
prior notice that entry is forbidden or remains on the land after
receiving notice to depart is guilty of criminal trespass to real
property, a Class B misdemeanor. Exempts from violation entering or
remaining in a building that is open to the public during its normal
hours of operation. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the prohibition on knowingly and without lawful
authority entering or remaining within a building does not apply to
being in a building that is open to the public while the building is
so open during its normal hours of operation; nor does the prohibition
apply to entering a public building under reasonable belief that the
building is still open to the public. Provides that the offense of
criminal trespass to real property does not apply to entering a
building or open land for emergency purposes.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 97-10-30
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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