Bill Text: IL HB0631 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning preservation of evidence.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-12 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0631 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB0631-Introduced.html


101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
HB0631

Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 5/33-5

Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning preservation of evidence.
LRB101 03629 SLF 48637 b

A BILL FOR

HB0631LRB101 03629 SLF 48637 b
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 changing
5Section 33-5 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/33-5)
7 Sec. 33-5. Preservation of evidence.
8 (a) It is unlawful for a law enforcement agency or an agent
9acting on behalf of the the law enforcement agency to
10intentionally fail to comply with the provisions of subsection
11(a) of Section 116-4 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
12 (b) Sentence. A person who violates this Section is guilty
13of a Class 4 felony.
14 (c) For purposes of this Section, "law enforcement agency"
15has the meaning ascribed to it in subsection (e) of Section
16116-4 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.
17(Source: P.A. 91-871, eff. 1-1-01; 92-459, eff. 8-22-01.)
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