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Public Act 099-0629





Public Act 099-0629
SB2876 EnrolledLRB099 18984 SLF 43373 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
amended by changing Section 111-4 as follows:
    (725 ILCS 5/111-4)
    Sec. 111-4. Joinder of offenses and defendants.
    (a) Two or more offenses may be charged in the same
indictment, information or complaint in a separate count for
each offense if the offenses charged, whether felonies or
misdemeanors or both, are based on the same act or on 2 or more
acts which are part of the same comprehensive transaction.
    (b) Two or more defendants may be charged in the same
indictment, information or complaint if they are alleged to
have participated in the same act or in the same comprehensive
transaction out of which the offense or offenses arose. Such
defendants may be charged in one or more counts together or
separately and all of the defendants need not be charged in
each count.
    (c) Two or more acts or transactions in violation of any
provision or provisions of Sections 8A-2, 8A-3, 8A-4, 8A-4A and
8A-5 of the Illinois Public Aid Code, Section 14 of the
Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, Sections 16-1,
16-1.3, 16-2, 16-3, 16-5, 16-7, 16-8, 16-10, 16-25, 16-30,
16A-3, 16B-2, 16G-15, 16G-20, 16H-15, 16H-20, 16H-25, 16H-30,
16H-45, 16H-50, 16H-55, 17-1, 17-3, 17-6, 17-30, 17-56, or
17-60, or 29B-1, or item (ii) of subsection (a) or (b) of
Section 17-9, or subdivision (a)(2) of Section 17-10.5, or
subsection (a), (b), (c), (d), (g), (h), or (i) of Section
17-10.6, or subsection (a) of Section 17-32 of the Criminal
Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 and Section 118 of
Division I of the Criminal Jurisprudence Act, may be charged as
a single offense in a single count of the same indictment,
information or complaint, if such acts or transactions by one
or more defendants are in furtherance of a single intention and
design or if the property, labor or services obtained are of
the same person or are of several persons having a common
interest in such property, labor or services. In such a charge,
the period between the dates of the first and the final such
acts or transactions may be alleged as the date of the offense
and, if any such act or transaction by any defendant was
committed in the county where the prosecution was commenced,
such county may be alleged as the county of the offense.
(Source: P.A. 96-354, eff. 8-13-09; 96-1207, eff. 7-22-10;
96-1407, eff. 1-1-11; 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11; 97-333, eff.
8-12-11; 97-597, eff. 1-1-12; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2017