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(A) Elements of the offense. A person commits the offense of attempt when, with intent to commit a specific offense, he or she does any act that constitutes a substantial step toward the commission of that offense.
(B) Impossibility. It is not a defense to a charge of attempt that because of a misapprehension of the circumstances it would have been impossible for the accused to commit the offense attempted.
(C) A person convicted of an attempt may be fined not to exceed the maximum provided for the offense attempted.
(ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, §8-4) ('64 Code, § 22-3) (Am. Ord. 8109, passed 7-5-00) Penalty, see § 130.99