(720 ILCS 5/30-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 30-1)
Sec. 30-1. Treason. (a) A person owing allegiance to this State commits treason when he or she knowingly:
(1) Levies war against this State; or
(2) Adheres to the enemies of this State, giving them aid or comfort.
(b) No person may be convicted of treason except on the testimony of 2 witnesses to the same overt act, or on his confession in open court.
(c) Sentence. Treason is a Class X felony for which an offender may be sentenced to death under Section 5-5-3 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
(Source: P.A. 80-1099.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015