91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1848
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Short description: 
CRIM CD & CD CORR-GANG CRIMES                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.  Expands definition of  heinous      
   battery.  Adds  offenses  of aggravated battery with a machine gun and      
   possession of deadly substances.  Provides that it is  an  aggravating      
   factor  for  first  degree  murder  that the murder was committed as a      
   result of  certain  streetgang-related  criminal  activity  and  adds       
   additional   aggravating   factors.     Amends  the  Unified  Code  of      
   Corrections. Limits good conduct credit to  4.5  days  per  month  for      
   persons  convicted  of aggravated battery with a machine gun. Provides      
   that the penalty for certain first degree murders that were the result      
   of certain streetgang-related criminal activity, if the death  penalty      
   was  not  imposed, is a term of imprisonment of not less than 30 years      
   and  not  more  than  80  years.   Makes  other   changes.   Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

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


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