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 Bill Status of HB4121  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel J. Burke - Lisa M. Dugan - Terry R. Parke - Paul D. Froehlich, Linda Chapa LaVia, Charles E. Jefferson, Careen M Gordon, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Brandon W. Phelps, Edward J. Acevedo, William Davis, David E. Miller, Maria Antonia Berrios, Michelle Chavez, Susana A Mendoza, Jack McGuire, Donald L. Moffitt, John E. Bradley and Eddie Washington

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Martin A. Sandoval - Kirk W. Dillard - Mattie Hunter - M. Maggie Crotty - Iris Y. Martinez, John M. Sullivan and Arthur J. Wilhelmi)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/11/2006HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0755

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/17-2from Ch. 38, par. 17-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to false personation. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to falsely represent himself or herself as a Purple Heart recipient or to wear a Purple Heart medal that was not awarded to that person by the United States government. Provides that a violation is a petty offense for which the offender shall be fined at least $100 but not exceeding $200.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Also includes in the offense of false personation that a person falsely represents himself or herself as a recipient of any of the following medals or wears such a medal if it was not awarded to the person: the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, the Air Force Cross, the Silver Star, or the Bronze Star. Provides that it is a defense that the medal is used, or is intended to be used, exclusively for a dramatic presentation or a historical re-enactment, or for a costume worn, or intended to be worn, by a person under 18 years of age.

DateChamber Action
  10/6/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  10/19/2005HouseFirst Reading
  10/19/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  10/26/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  10/26/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  1/12/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  1/12/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  1/12/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  1/12/2006HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  1/18/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  1/18/2006HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  1/19/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  1/24/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  1/26/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/1/2006HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 016-000-000
  2/1/2006HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/1/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  2/7/2006HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/7/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Chavez
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  2/9/2006HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terry R. Parke
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/9/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/14/2006SenateArrive in Senate
  2/14/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading February 15, 2006
  2/22/2006SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/22/2006SenateFirst Reading
  2/22/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  3/1/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/1/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/1/2006SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/8/2006SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/8/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/14/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/14/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/14/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  3/14/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2006SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 009-000-000
  3/15/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2006
  3/24/2006SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2006
  3/28/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/28/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/28/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/28/2006SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/28/2006HouseArrived in House
  3/28/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  3/30/2006HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  3/30/2006HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2006HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/3/2006HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 111-000-000
  4/3/2006HousePassed Both Houses
  4/5/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/6/2006SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Arthur J. Wilhelmi
  5/2/2006HouseSent to the Governor
  5/11/2006HouseGovernor Approved
  5/11/2006HouseEffective Date January 1, 2007
  5/11/2006HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0755

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