90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1427
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CRIM CD & CD CORR-EXTENDED TER                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of  1961.   Increases  from  a  Class  A      
   misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony  the possession with the intent to use      
   unlawfully  against another person of a dagger, dirk, billy, dangerous      
   knife, razor, stiletto, broken bottle or other piece  of  glass,  stun      
   gun or taser, razor, or other dangerous or deadly weapon or instrument      
   of  like  character in a school, public housing property, public park,      
   courthouse, or a public way within 1,000 feet of any these properties.      
   Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.  Permits the court  to  impose      
   an  extended  term sentence upon an offender convicted of unlawful use      
   of weapons for possessing a weapon that is not readily distinguishable      
   as one of the weapons  enumerated  in  the  unlawful  use  of  weapons      
          FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Corrections)                                       
          Impact: corrections population, 2 inmates; fiscal, $492,000.         
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE                                                    
          No change from DOC fiscal note.                                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)                   
          This bill will have no  fiscal impact on the Judicial branch.        
          JUDICIAL NOTE                                                        
          No decrease or increase in need for the number of judges.            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0686

   Last action date: 98-07-31

           Location: Senate

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


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