MITCHELL,BILL-MATHIAS-BELLOCK-KRAUSE-BASSI, HOEFT, ZICKUS,
BLACK, BEAUBIEN, WOJCIK, JONES,JOHN, WAIT, O'CONNOR, KURTZ,
CROSS, MITCHELL,JERRY, HASSERT, WINTERS, MEYER, DANIELS,
HULTGREN, BIGGINS, LINDNER, PARKE, CURRY,JULIE AND MAY.
CRIM CD-RECKLESS HOMICIDE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Includes in the definition of
"being under the influence" for purpose of the reckless homicide
statute, being under the influence of an intoxicating compound or
combination of intoxicating compounds to a degree that renders the
person incapable of safely driving a motor vehicle or operating a
snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, or watercraft or having an amount of
a drug, substance, or compound in the person's breath, blood, or urine
resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis or a
controlled substance, or of an intoxicating compound listed in the Use
of Intoxicating Compounds Act. Increases the penalty for reckless
homicide in which the defendant was under the influence of alcohol or
other drugs from a Class 2 felony to a Class 1 felony. Increases the
term of imprisonment that may be imposed in these cases from not less
than 3 years and not more than 14 years to not less than 4 years and
not more than 30 years. If the defendant kills 2 or more individuals
as part of a single course of conduct, increases the term of
imprisonment that may be imposed from not less than 6 years and not
more than 28 years to not less than 8 years and not more than 60
years. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes the additional changes to the definition of a person
being considered to be under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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