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(740 ILCS 82/5)
In this Act,
"gender-related violence", which is a form of sex
discrimination, means the following:
(1) One or more acts of violence or physical
aggression satisfying the elements of battery under the laws of Illinois that are committed, at least in part, on the basis of a person's sex, whether or not those acts have resulted in criminal charges, prosecution, or conviction.
(2) A physical intrusion or physical invasion of a
sexual nature under coercive conditions satisfying the elements of battery under the laws of Illinois, whether or not the act or acts resulted in criminal charges, prosecution, or conviction.
(3) A threat of an act described in item (1) or (2)
causing a realistic apprehension that the originator of the threat will commit the act.
(Source: P.A. 93-416, eff. 1-1-04.)