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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article 2. General Definitions

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“Felony” means an offense for which a sentence to death or to a term of imprisonment in a penitentiary for one year or more is provided.
Laws 1961, p. 1983, § 2-7, eff. Jan. 1, 1962. Amended by P.A. 77-2638, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1973.