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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Article 10. Kidnapping and Related Offenses

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§ 10-3. Unlawful restraint.

(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful restraint when he or she knowingly without legal authority detains another.

(b) Sentence. Unlawful restraint is a Class 4 felony.

Laws 1961, p. 1983, § 10-3, eff. Jan. 1, 1962. Amended by Laws 1967, p. 3510, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1967; P.A. 77-2638, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1973; P.A. 79-840, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1975; P.A. 96-710, § 25, eff. Jan. 1, 2010.