92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0399
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   20 ILCS 4026/10                                                             
   720 ILCS 5/11-9.3                                                           
   720 ILCS 5/11-9.4                                                           
   720 ILCS 5/11-21          from Ch. 38, par. 11-21                           
   730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.7        from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.7                      

        Amends the Criminal Code of  1961.   Eliminates  the  offense  of      
   distributing  harmful  material.   Creates the offense of distributing      
   harmful  matter.  Prohibits  the  distribution  of  defined   sexually      
   explicit  matter to unmarried persons under 18 years of age.  Provides      
   that the matter is to be judged by  contemporary  community  standards      
   rather  than contemporary standards. Provides that a reasonable person      
   would find the matter  taken  as  a  whole,  lacks  serious  literary,      
   artistic,  political,  or scientific value for minors. Provides that a      
   first offense is a Class A misdemeanor  and  a  second  or  subsequent      
   offense  is  a  Class  4 felony.  Provides that an unmarried minor who      
   falsifies his or  her  age  or  marital  status  for  the  purpose  of      
   procuring   or   viewing  harmful  matter  is  guilty  of  a  Class  B      
   misdemeanor.  Amends  the Sex Offender Management Board  Act  and  the      
   Unified  Code  of  Corrections to change cross references from harmful      
   material to harmful matter.                                                 
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                              
          Fiscal impact and impact on the corrections population would         
          be minimal.                                                          
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)                        
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
   JAN-30-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-30-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-30-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUD-CRIMINAL          
   FEB-26-2001  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   FEB-26-2001  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   FEB-26-2001  H                   COMMITTEE               JUD-CRIMINAL          
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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