91st General Assembly
Summary of HB2169
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MUNCD-CIVPRO-CRIMCD-PENAL ORD                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Municipal Code.  Provides that a municipality      
   may enact a local retail theft  ordinance  for  the  retail  theft  of      
   property  with  a  value of $150 or less.  Provides that the ordinance      
   may not apply to individuals previously convicted of  theft,  robbery,      
   armed  robbery, burglary, residential burglary, possession of burglary      
   tools, or home invasion.  Requires the municipality to keep  a  record      
   of  all  individuals convicted under the local retail theft ordinance.      
   Requires the municipality to  furnish  a  copy  of  all  retail  theft      
   convictions  to  the  State's  Attorney.   Amends the Criminal Code of      
   1961. Provides that a person convicted of a violation of a local re-        
   tail theft ordinance is civilly liable to  the  merchant for an amount      
   consisting of (i) actual damages equal to the full retail value of the      
   merchandise, plus (ii) an amount not less  than  $100  nor  more  than      
   $1,000,  plus  (iii) attorney's fees and court costs.  Amends the Code      
   of Civil Procedure.  Provides that  the  statute  of  limitations  for      
   actions for damages for violations of penal ordinances is 2 years.          
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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