Bill Text: IL HB0319 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0319 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0319-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB0319

Introduced , by Rep. Scott Drury

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 5/31-4.6 new

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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A BILL FOR

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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 adding
5Section 31-4.6 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/31-4.6 new)
7 Sec. 31-4.6. Making a false statement to a peace officer or
8criminal investigative officer.
9 (a) A person commits making a false statement to a peace
10officer or criminal investigative officer if:
11 (1) the person knowingly makes a false statement to a
12 peace officer or criminal investigative officer of this
13 State or a unit of local government regarding a criminal
14 matter that the person knows to be under investigation by
15 the officer; and
16 (2) during the interview, the person is first informed
17 by a prosecutor who is working with the officer on the
18 investigation that a knowing false statement to the officer
19 relating to the investigation would constitute a criminal
20 offense.
21 (b) Sentence. Making a false statement to a peace officer
22or criminal investigative officer is a Class 4 felony.
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