§ 131.02 BATTERY.
   (A)   A person commits battery if he intentionally or knowingly without legal justification and by any means, causes bodily harm to an individual or makes physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with an individual.
   (B)   It shall be a misdemeanor to commit battery.
('69 Code, § 13-4) Penalty, see § 10.99
Statutory reference:
   For similar provisions, see ILCS Ch. 720, Act 5, § 12-3