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Public Act 098-0919





Public Act 098-0919
HB5290 EnrolledLRB098 17830 RLC 52954 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
Section 11-25 as follows:
    (720 ILCS 5/11-25)
    Sec. 11-25. Grooming.
    (a) A person commits the offense of grooming when he or she
knowingly uses a computer on-line service, Internet service,
local bulletin board service, or any other device capable of
electronic data storage or transmission to seduce, solicit,
lure, or entice, or attempt to seduce, solicit, lure, or
entice, a child, a child's guardian, or another person believed
by the person to be a child or a child's guardian, to commit
any sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender
Registration Act, to distribute photographs depicting the sex
organs of the child, or to otherwise engage in any unlawful
sexual conduct with a child or with another person believed by
the person to be a child.
    (b) Sentence. Grooming is a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 95-901, eff. 1-1-09.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2015