(720 ILCS 5/11-40) (was 720 ILCS 5/11-8)
Sec. 11-40. Fornication.
(a) A person commits fornication when he or she knowingly has sexual intercourse with another not his or her spouse if the behavior is open and notorious.
A person shall be exempt from prosecution under this Section if his liability is based solely on evidence he has given in order to comply with the requirements of Section 4-1.7 of "The Illinois Public Aid Code", approved April 11, 1967, as amended.
Fornication is a Class B misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 96-1551, eff. 7-1-11.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015