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HB2295 Enrolled                                LRB9205091ARsb

 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
 5    changing Section 20-1.1 as follows:

 6        (720 ILCS 5/20-1.1) (from Ch. 38, par. 20-1.1)
 7        Sec.  20-1.1.   Aggravated  Arson.  (a)  A person commits
 8    aggravated arson when in the course of  committing  arson  he
 9    knowingly  damages,  partially  or  totally,  any building or
10    structure, including  any  adjacent  building  or  structure,
11    including  all  or  any  part of a house trailer, watercraft,
12    motor  vehicle,  or  railroad  car,  and  (1)  he  knows   or
13    reasonably  should  know that one or more persons are present
14    therein or (2) any  person  suffers  great  bodily  harm,  or
15    permanent disability or disfigurement as a result of the fire
16    or  explosion or (3) a fireman or policeman who is present at
17    the scene acting in the line of duty, is injured as a  result
18    of  the  fire  or  explosion.   For purposes of this Section,
19    property "of another" means a  building  or  other  property,
20    whether  real  or  personal, in which a person other than the
21    offender has an interest that the offender has  no  authority
22    to  defeat  or impair, even though the offender may also have
23    an interest in the building or property.
24        (b)  Sentence. Aggravated arson is a Class X felony.
25    (Source: P.A. 84-1100.)

26        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
27    becoming law.

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