Bill Text: IL HB0755 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits grooming when he or she knowingly in person or by use of a computer on-line service, Internet service, local bulletin board service, or any other device capable of electronic data storage or transmission, seduces, solicits, lures, or entices, or attempts to seduce, solicit, lure, or entice, a child, a child's guardian, or another person believed by the person to be a child or a child's guardian, to commit any sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act, to distribute photographs depicting the sex organs of the child, or to otherwise engage in any unlawful sexual conduct with a child or with another person believed by the person to be a child.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-2)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-04-20 - Referred to Assignments [HB0755 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0755-Engrossed.html



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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 changing
5Section 11-25 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/11-25)
7 Sec. 11-25. Grooming.
8 (a) A person commits grooming when he or she knowingly in
9person or by use of uses a computer on-line service, Internet
10service, local bulletin board service, or any other device
11capable of electronic data storage or transmission, seduces,
12solicits, lures, or entices, or attempts to seduce, solicit,
13lure, or entice, or attempt to seduce, solicit, lure, or
14entice, a child, a child's guardian, or another person believed
15by the person to be a child or a child's guardian, to commit
16any sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender
17Registration Act, to distribute photographs depicting the sex
18organs of the child, or to otherwise engage in any unlawful
19sexual conduct with a child or with another person believed by
20the person to be a child.
21 (b) Sentence. Grooming is a Class 4 felony.
22(Source: P.A. 98-919, eff. 1-1-15.)
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