IL HB0328 | 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. Provides that an indictment or information for perjury alleging that in the same or in different proceedings in which an oath or affirmation is required, the offender, under oath, knowingly made contradictory statements to the degree that one of the statements is necessarily false, need not specify which statement is false if: (1) each statement was material to the issue or point in question; and (2) each statement was made within the period of the statute of limitations for the offense charged. Provides that it is a defense to an indictment or information made for perjury that the defendant at the time he or she made each declaration believed the declaration to be true. Effective immediately.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-02-16HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement 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

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