Comments: IL SB0840 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of extortion. Provides that a person commits extortion when he or she knowingly obtains, or causes to be obtained, property, services, something of value, advantage or immunity, from another person, with that person's consent, when the consent is induced by wrongful use of the threat of fear or actual or threatened force, violence, or under color of official right. Provides that a violation is a Class 3 felony.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-26 - Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017 [SB0840 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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