|Public Act 094-0126
||LRB094 06805 RLC 36907 b
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 1961 is amended by adding
Section 17-29 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/17-29 new)
Businesses owned by minorities, females, and
persons with disabilities; fraudulent contracts with
(a) In this Section:
"Minority person" means a person who is:
American (a person having origins in any
of the black
racial groups in Africa);
(2) Hispanic (a person of Spanish
culture with origins in Mexico, South or
Central America, or the Caribbean Islands, regardless of
(3) Asian American (a person having origins in any
of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia,
the Indian Subcontinent or the Pacific Islands); or
Native American or Alaskan Native (a person
in any of the original peoples of North America).
"Female" means a person who is of the female gender.
"Person with a disability" means a person who is a
person qualifying as being disabled.
"Disabled" means a severe physical or mental
(1) results from:
respiratory or pulmonary
neurological disorders, including stroke and epilepsy,
quadriplegia and other spinal cord conditions,