91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0304
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CRIM CD-AGG BATT-HEALTH CARE                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.   Provides  that  committing  a      
   battery  against  individuals  known  to  be  hospital  emergency room      
   personnel engaged in the performance of their official duties,  or  to      
   prevent  performance  of  their official duties, or in retaliation for      
   performance  of  their  official  duties  enhances  the   offense   to      
   aggravated battery.                                                         
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)                                   
          The fiscal and corrections impact is minimal.                        
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dpt. of Corrections)                              
          Same as previous note.                                               
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          720 ILCS 5/12-2                 from Ch. 38, par. 12-2               
        Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal      
   Code of 1961. Provides that it is aggravated assault to assault health      
   care workers upon the grounds of a health care organization or in  any      
   building  used  for  the delivery of health care. Penalty is a Class 4      
   felony.   Provides that the commission of a battery against  a  nurse,      
   physician,  or other health care worker in a health care   facility is      
   an additional factor in enhancing battery to aggravated battery.            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0619

   Last action date: 99-08-19

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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