Illinois Compiled Statutes 720 ILCS 5 Criminal Code of 2012. Section 5-5

    (720 ILCS 5/5-5) (from Ch. 38, par. 5-5)

    Sec. 5-5. Accountability for conduct of corporation.

    (a) A person is legally accountable for conduct which is an element of an offense and which, in the name or in behalf of a corporation, he performs or causes to be performed, to the same extent as if the conduct were performed in his own name or behalf.

    (b) An individual who has been convicted of an offense by reason of his legal accountability for the conduct of a corporation is subject to the punishment authorized by law for an individual upon conviction of such offense, although only a lesser or different punishment is authorized for the corporation.

(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)

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