Bill Text: IL HB3803 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Chaptered


Bill Title: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the offense of unlawful contact with streetgang members to unlawful participation in streetgang related activity. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly commits any act in furtherance of streetgang related activity (rather than has direct or indirect contact with a streetgang member). Provides that a violation is a Class A misdemeanor.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-22 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0279 [HB3803 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3803-Chaptered.html



Public Act 100-0279
HB3803 EnrolledLRB100 11469 SLF 21909 b
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
Section 25-5 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/25-5) (was 720 ILCS 5/25-1.1)
Sec. 25-5. Unlawful participation in streetgang related
activity contact with streetgang members.
(a) A person commits unlawful participation in streetgang
related activity contact with streetgang members when he or she
knowingly commits any act in furtherance of streetgang related
activity has direct or indirect contact with a streetgang
member as defined in Section 10 of the Illinois Streetgang
Terrorism Omnibus Prevention Act after having been:
(1) sentenced to probation, conditional discharge, or
supervision for a criminal offense with a condition of that
sentence being to refrain from direct or indirect contact
with a streetgang member or members;
(2) released on bond for any criminal offense with a
condition of that bond being to refrain from direct or
indirect contact with a streetgang member or members;
(3) ordered by a judge in any non-criminal proceeding
to refrain from direct or indirect contact with a
streetgang member or members; or
(4) released from the Illinois Department of
Corrections on a condition of parole or mandatory
supervised release that he or she refrain from direct or
indirect contact with a streetgang member or members.
(b) Unlawful participation in streetgang related activity
contact with streetgang members is a Class A misdemeanor.
(c) (Blank). This Section does not apply to a person when
the only streetgang member or members he or she is with is a
family or household member or members as defined in paragraph
(3) of Section 112A-3 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963
and the streetgang members are not engaged in any
streetgang-related activity.
(Source: P.A. 96-710, eff. 1-1-10; 96-1000, eff. 7-2-10;
97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)
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