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Full Text of HB0601  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Ann Gillespie

Filed: 4/5/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 601 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by
5changing Section 19-2 as follows:
6    (720 ILCS 5/19-2)  (from Ch. 38, par. 19-2)
7    Sec. 19-2. Possession of burglary tools.
8    (a) A person commits possession of burglary tools when he
9or she possesses any key, tool, instrument, device, or any
10explosive, suitable for use in breaking into a building,
11housetrailer, watercraft, aircraft, motor vehicle, railroad
12car, or any depository designed for the safekeeping of
13property, or any part thereof, with intent to enter that place
14and with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. The trier
15of fact may infer from the possession of a key designed for
16lock bumping an intent to commit a felony or theft; however,



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1this inference does not apply to any peace officer or other
2employee of a law enforcement agency, or to any person or
3agency licensed under the Private Detective, Private Alarm,
4Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of
52004. For the purposes of this Section, "lock bumping" means a
6lock picking technique for opening a pin tumbler lock using a
7specially-crafted bumpkey.
8    (a-5) A person also commits possession of burglary tools
9when he or she, knowingly and with the intent to enter the
10motor vehicle and with the intent to commit therein a felony or
11theft, possesses a device designed to:
12        (1) unlock or start a motor vehicle without the use or
13    possession of the key to the motor vehicle; or
14        (2) capture or duplicate a signal from the key fob of a
15    motor vehicle to unlock or start the motor vehicle without
16    the use or possession of the key to the motor vehicle.
17    (b) Sentence. Possession of burglary tools is a Class 4
19(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)".