Bill Text: IL HB5922 | 2013-2014 | 98th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Status: (Engrossed) 2014-04-07 - Referred to Assignments [HB5922 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2013-HB5922-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
5Section 21-5 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/21-5) (from Ch. 38, par. 21-5)
7 Sec. 21-5. Criminal Trespass to State Supported Land.
8 (a) A person commits criminal trespass to State supported
9land when he or she enters upon land supported in whole or in
10part with State funds, or federal funds administered or granted
11through State agencies or any building on the land, after
12receiving, prior to the entry, notice from the State or its
13representative that the entry is forbidden, or remains upon the
14land or in the building after receiving notice from the State
15or its representative to depart, and who thereby interferes
16with another person's lawful use or enjoyment of the building
17or land.
18 A person has received notice from the State within the
19meaning of this subsection if he or she has been notified
20personally, either orally or in writing, or if a printed or
21written notice forbidding entry to him or her or a group of
22which he or she is a part, has been conspicuously posted or
23exhibited at the main entrance to the land or the forbidden

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1part thereof.
2 (a-5) A person commits criminal trespass to State supported
3land when he or she enters upon land owned, leased, or
4otherwise used by a public body or district organized under the
5Metropolitan Transit Authority Act, the Local Mass Transit
6District Act, or the Regional Transportation Authority Act,
7after receiving, prior to the entry, notice from the public
8body or district, or its representative, that the entry is
9forbidden, or the person remains upon the land after receiving
10notice from the public body or district, or its representative,
11to depart, with the intent to compromise public safety by
12causing a delay in transit service lasting more than 15 minutes
13or destroying property.
14 A person has received notice from the public body or
15district within the meaning of this subsection if he or she has
16been notified personally, either orally or in writing, or if a
17printed or written notice forbidding entry to him or her has
18been conspicuously posted or exhibited at any point of entrance
19to the land or the forbidden part of the land.
20 (b) A person commits criminal trespass to State supported
21land when he or she enters upon land supported in whole or in
22part with State funds, or federal funds administered or granted
23through State agencies or any building on the land by
24presenting false documents or falsely representing his or her
25identity orally to the State or its representative in order to
26obtain permission from the State or its representative to enter

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1the building or land; or remains upon the land or in the
2building by presenting false documents or falsely representing
3his or her identity orally to the State or its representative
4in order to remain upon the land or in the building, and who
5thereby interferes with another person's lawful use or
6enjoyment of the building or land.
7 This subsection does not apply to a peace officer or other
8official of a unit of government who enters upon land supported
9in whole or in part with State funds, or federal funds
10administered or granted through State agencies or any building
11on the land in the performance of his or her official duties.
12 (c) Sentence. Criminal trespass to State supported land is
13a Class A misdemeanor, except a violation of subsection (a-5)
14of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor for a first violation
15and a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent violation.
16(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)
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