Bill Status of HB2539 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-RETAIL THEFT
Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the threshold amount of the property that was the subject of the theft must exceed $2,000 (rather than $300) in order to enhance the penalty for retail theft from a Class A misdemeanor to a Class 4 felony or to a higher class of felony. Deletes enhancement of the penalties for retail theft for previous convictions for robbery, armed robbery, burglary, residential burglary, possession of burglary tools, home invasion, unlawful use of a credit card, or forgery.