Bill Text: IL HB3151 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by any means, a threat to perform without lawful authority publish sexually explicit images of another person without consent.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-3)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-26 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [HB3151 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3151-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 12-6 as follows:
6 (720 ILCS 5/12-6) (from Ch. 38, par. 12-6)
7 Sec. 12-6. Intimidation.
8 (a) A person commits intimidation when, with intent to
9cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act,
10he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by
11any means, a threat to perform without lawful authority any of
12the following acts:
13 (1) Inflict physical harm on the person threatened or
14 any other person or on property; or
15 (2) Subject any person to physical confinement or
16 restraint; or
17 (3) Commit a felony or Class A misdemeanor; or
18 (4) Accuse any person of an offense; or
19 (5) Expose any person to hatred, contempt or ridicule;
20 or
21 (6) Take action as a public official against anyone or
22 anything, or withhold official action, or cause such action
23 or withholding; or

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1 (7) Bring about or continue a strike, boycott or other
2 collective action; or .
3 (8) Publish sexually explicit images of another person
4 without consent.
5 (b) Sentence.
6 Intimidation is a Class 3 felony for which an offender may
7be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 2 years
8and not more than 10 years.
9(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11.)
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