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Full Text of SB2652  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/15/2008, by Sen. Dave Syverson


720 ILCS 5/33-3   from Ch. 38, par. 33-3

    Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning official misconduct.

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1     AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Criminal Code of 1961 is amended by changing
5 Section 33-3 as follows:
6     (720 ILCS 5/33-3)  (from Ch. 38, par. 33-3)
7     Sec. 33-3. Official Misconduct.) A A public officer or
8 employee or special government agent commits misconduct when,
9 in his official capacity or capacity as a special government
10 agent, he commits any of the following acts:
11         (a) Intentionally or recklessly fails to perform any
12     mandatory duty as required by law; or
13         (b) Knowingly performs an act which he knows he is
14     forbidden by law to perform; or
15         (c) With intent to obtain a personal advantage for
16     himself or another, he performs an act in excess of his
17     lawful authority; or
18         (d) Solicits or knowingly accepts for the performance
19     of any act a fee or reward which he knows is not authorized
20     by law.
21     A public officer or employee or special government agent
22 convicted of violating any provision of this Section forfeits
23 his office or employment or position as a special government



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1 agent. In addition, he commits a Class 3 felony.
2     For purposes of this Section, "special government agent"
3 has the meaning ascribed to it in subsection (l) of Section
4 4A-101 of the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act.
5 (Source: P.A. 94-338, eff. 1-1-06.)