IL 720 ILCS 5/2-6 “Dwelling”

Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated


Criminal Code of 2012

Title I. General Provisions

Article 2. General Definitions

720 ILCS 5/2-6 “Dwelling”

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Section, “dwelling” means a building or portion thereof, a tent, a vehicle, or other enclosed space which is used or intended for use as a human habitation, home or residence.

(b) For the purposes of Section 19-3 of this Code [720 ILCS 5/19-3], “dwelling” means a house, apartment, mobile home, trailer, or other living quarters in which at the time of the alleged offense the owners or occupants actually reside or in their absence intend within a reasonable period of time to reside.