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Illinois Compiled Statutes 720 ILCS 5/12-3 - Battery

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June 30, 2013

Illinois Compiled Statutes > 720 ILCS 5 > Title III > Part B > Article 12 > Subdivision 5 > 720 ILCS 5/12-3


Current as of: 2013

(a) A person commits battery if he or she knowingly without legal justification by any means (1) causes bodily harm to an individual or (2) makes physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with an individual.
     (b) Sentence.
     Battery is a Class A misdemeanor.
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