92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB2284
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Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Solicitation for Charity Act and the Charitable  Trust      
   Act.  Provides  for  the  forfeiture  to  the  State  of  Illinois  of      
   charitable  assets  used  directly  or indirectly to further terrorist      
   acts. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides  for      
   the denial of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card to aliens who have      
   been  admitted  to  the  U.S.  under a non-immigrant visa with certain      
   exceptions. Amends  the  Criminal  Code  of  1961.  Provides  for  the      
   imposition  of  the  death  penalty  if  the murder was committed as a      
   result of or in connection with the offense  of  terrorism.   Provides      
   that money laundering also includes financial transactions that do not      
   involve  criminally  derived  funds but in which the funds are used to      
   conduct or  facilitate  specified  unlawful  activity.    Permits  the      
   State's  Attorney,  until January 1, 2005, to approve eavesdropping by      
   law enforcement officers who are parties  to  conversations  involving      
   investigations  of certain terrorism offenses. Creates the offenses of      
   soliciting material support for terrorism, providing material  support      
   for  terrorist  acts,  making  a  terrorist  threat,  falsely making a      
   terrorist threat, terrorism, and hindering prosecution  of  terrorism.      
   Provides  for  the  forfeiture  of  assets used or about to be used in      
   committing any of these terrorist crimes.  Provides  for  restitution.      
   Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 to permit a court, until      
   January  1, 2005, to issue a search warrant upon sworn oral statements      
   made by telephone or fax if the criminal  act  relates  to  terrorism.      
   Amends  the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person who is      
   serving a term of imprisonment for  the  offense  of  terrorism  shall      
   receive  no  good  conduct  credit and shall serve the entire sentence      
   imposed by the court. Provides that DNA specimens shall  be  taken  of      
   persons  convicted  of  the  terrorism  offenses. Amends the Statewide      
   Grand Jury Act.  Provides that a Statewide Grand Jury may be  convened      
   to   investigate  and  return  indictments  for  violating  these  new      
   terrorism offenses.  Amends the Boarding  Aircraft  With  Weapon  Act.      
   Changes  the  penalty  for  a  violation  of  the  Act  from a Class A      
   misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony.  Repeals the International  Terrorism      
   Article of the Criminal Code of 1961.  Effective immediately.               
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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