New Laws Criminalize Possession of Materials Used to Make Identification Cards P.A. 93-0667June 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 292Effective immediately, it is a violation of the Illinois Identification Card Act to possess, use, or allow to be used any materials, hardware, or software specifically designed for or primarily used in the manufacture, assembly, issuance, or authentication of an official Illinois Identification Card or Illinois Disabled Person Identification Card issued by the Secretary of State.
Procedures Outlined for Criminal Justice BoardJune 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 292On March 12, 2004, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority implemented new regulations at 2 Ill. Adm. Code 1760 to outline procedures for the Illinois Integrated Justice Information System Implementation Board.
Aggravated battery cannot be the predicate offense for felony murder.January 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 16On October 17, 2003, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed in part, affirmed in part, and remanded the appellate court's decision to overturn the defendant's conviction of felony murder because it was improperly predicated upon aggravated battery.
Synthetic Drug Manufacturing Conspiracy Defined P.A. 93-0596November 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 550A person commits criminal synthetic drug manufacturing conspiracy when, with the intent that a controlled substance be manufactured or produced, the person aids in the manufacture or production of a synthetic controlled substance.