99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
720 ILCS 5/3-1
from Ch. 38, par. 3-1
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a
concerning presumption of innocence and proof of guilt.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by changing
Section 3-1 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/3-1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 3-1)
Presumption of innocence
proof of guilt.
Every person is presumed innocent until proved guilty. No
be convicted of any offense unless his guilt
thereof is proved beyond a
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)