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 Bill Status of HB4151  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  FENTANYL-RELATED ENDANGERMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Patrick Windhorst - Tony M. McCombie, Jeff Keicher, Amy Elik, Brandun Schweizer, Nicole La Ha and Jennifer Sanalitro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/18/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12C-16 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of fentanyl-related child endangerment. Provides that a person commits the offense when the person knowingly or recklessly endangers the life or health of a child under 18 years of age by exposing or allowing exposure of the child to fentanyl, including consumption of fentanyl. Provides that a violation is a Class 2 felony. Creates the offense of aggravated fentanyl-related child endangerment. Provides that a person commits the offense when the person knowingly or recklessly endangers the life or health of a child under 18 years of age by exposing or allowing exposure of the child to fentanyl, including consumption of fentanyl and the child experiences death, great bodily harm, disability, or disfigurement as a result of the fentanyl-related child endangerment. Provides that exposure to fentanyl as prescribed or administered by a health care professional in the course of medical treatment does not constitute endangerment. Provides that a violation is a Class X felony for which the offender shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not less than 6 years and not more than 30 years and fined not to exceed $100,000. Defines terms.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  9/28/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  9/28/2023HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Tony M. McCombie
  9/28/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  9/29/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony M. McCombie
  10/18/2023HouseFirst Reading
  10/18/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  1/25/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandun Schweizer
  2/5/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicole La Ha
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Sanalitro

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