(a) A person commits mob action when he or she engages in any of the following:
         (1) the knowing or reckless use of force or violence
    
disturbing the public peace by 2 or more persons acting together and without authority of law;
        (2) the knowing assembly of 2 or more persons with
    
the intent to commit or facilitate the commission of a felony or misdemeanor; or
        (3) the knowing assembly of 2 or more persons,
    
without authority of law, for the purpose of doing violence to the person or property of anyone supposed to have been guilty of a violation of the law, or for the purpose of exercising correctional powers or regulative powers over any person by violence.
    (b) Sentence.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 720 ILCS 5/25-1

  • County board: means the board of county commissioners in counties not under township organization, and the board of supervisors in counties under township organization, and the board of commissioners of Cook County. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.07
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

         (1) Mob action in violation of paragraph (1) of
    
subsection (a) is a Class 4 felony.
        (2) Mob action in violation of paragraphs (2) and (3)
    
of subsection (a) is a Class C misdemeanor.
        (3) A participant in a mob action that by violence
    
inflicts injury to the person or property of another commits a Class 4 felony.
        (4) A participant in a mob action who does not
    
withdraw when commanded to do so by a peace officer commits a Class A misdemeanor.
        (5) In addition to any other sentence that may be
    
imposed, a court shall order any person convicted of mob action to perform community service for not less than 30 and not more than 120 hours, if community service is available in the jurisdiction and is funded and approved by the county board of the county where the offense was committed. In addition, whenever any person is placed on supervision for an alleged offense under this Section, the supervision shall be conditioned upon the performance of the community service. This paragraph does not apply when the court imposes a sentence of incarceration.