Comments: IL HB0318 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the offense of theft of public funds. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she: (1) embezzles, steals, purloins, obtains by fraud, or knowingly converts to his or her use or the use of another, or without authority sells, conveys, or disposes of, any record, voucher, money, or thing of value of the State or any department or agency of the State, or of any unit of local government or school district, or any property made or being made under contract for the State or any department or agency of the State, or any unit of local government or school district; or (2) receives, conceals, or retains the record, voucher, money, thing of value, or property of the State or any department or agency of the State, or of any unit of local government or school district, or any property made or being made under contract for the State or any department or agency of the State, or any unit of local government or school district with intent to convert it to his or her use or gain, knowing it to have been embezzled, stolen, purloined, obtained by fraud, or converted. Establishes penalties based on the value of the property unlawfully obtained. Changes the statute concerning misapplication of funds. Includes embezzling, stealing, obtaining by fraud, or otherwise without authority knowingly converting to the use of any person other than the rightful owner or intentionally misapplying, property that is owned by, or is under the care, custody, or control of the State or of any agency of the State, a unit of local government, or school district.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0318 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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