CRIM CD-TRESPASS TO REAL PROP
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that whoever enters
or remains within a building, other than a residence, without lawful
authority (now, enters after receiving notice that entry is forbidden
or remains after receiving notice to depart) is guilty of a Class B
misdemeanor. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes all changes made by the bill. Provides that whoever en-
ters or remains within a building not used as a residence, enters upon
the land of another after receiving prior notice that entry is for-
bidden, 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 pro-
perty, a Class B misdemeanor.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that whoever knowingly and without lawful authority
enters or remains within a building, other than a building which is
open to the public during its normal hours of operation, commits a
Class B misdemeanor. Deletes provision stating that the building must
not be used as a residence.
SB827 would have no population or fiscal impact on this Dept.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that knowingly remaining in a building without lawful
authority is criminal trespass to real property. 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
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0419
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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