§ 130.15  ATTEMPT.
   (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