|Public Act 096-1307|
|HB4715 Enrolled||LRB096 15712 RLC 31382 b|
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by adding
Section 19-2.5 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/19-2.5 new)
Unlawful sale of burglary tools.
(a) For the purposes of this Section:
"Lock bumping" means a lock picking technique for
opening a pin tumbler lock using a specially-crafted
vehicle" has the meaning ascribed to it in the
Illinois Vehicle Code.
(b) A person commits
the offense of unlawful sale of
burglary tools when he
or she knowingly sells or transfers any
key, including a key designed for lock bumping, or a lock pick
specifically manufactured or altered for use in breaking into a
building, housetrailer, watercraft, aircraft, motor vehicle,
railroad car, or any
depository designed for the safekeeping of
property, or any part of that property.
(c) This Section does not apply to the sale or transfer of
any item described in subsection (b) to any peace officer or
other employee of a law enforcement agency, or to any person or