Bill Status of HB0319 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-FALSE STATEMENTS
Rep. Scott Drury
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of making a false statement to a peace officer or criminal investigative officer. Provides that a person commits the offense if: (1) the person knowingly makes a false statement to a peace officer or criminal investigative officer of the State or a unit of local government regarding a criminal matter that the person knows to be under investigation by the officer; and (2) during the interview, the person is first informed by a prosecutor who is working with the officer on the investigation that a knowing false statement to the officer relating to the investigation would constitute a criminal offense. Provides that a violation is a Class 4 felony.