IL HB0319 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of making a false statement to a peace officer or criminal investigative officer. Provides that a person commits the offense if: (1) the person knowingly makes a false statement to a peace officer or criminal investigative officer of the State or a unit of local government regarding a criminal matter that the person knows to be under investigation by the officer; and (2) during the interview, the person is first informed by a prosecutor who is working with the officer on the investigation that a knowing false statement to the officer relating to the investigation would constitute a criminal offense. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-02-16HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
2017-01-25HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-11HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-11HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
720531-4.6New CodeSee Bill Text

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