99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative
Code of Illinois. Creates the Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration
Task Force to ensure that law enforcement and communities are able to
identify and monitor high-risk sex offenders. The Task Force will hold
public hearings to receive input from the public and give recommendations
to the General Assembly to effectively classify sex offenders based on
individual risk to public safety. The Task Force will present their
findings in a written report on or before January 1, 2018.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of State Police Law of the
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding Section
2605-51 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2605/2605-51 new)
Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration
(a) The General Assembly acknowledges that numerous
criminal offenses that are categorized as sex offenses are
serious crimes that affect some of the most vulnerable victims.
(1) The Sex Offender Database was created as a
statewide database for the purpose of making information
regarding sex offenders publicly available so that victims
may be aware of released offenders and law enforcement may
have a tool to identify potential perpetrators of current
offenses. In addition to the Registry, sex offenders may be
subject to specific conditions and prohibitions for a
period after the person's release from imprisonment that
restricts where the person may reside, travel, and work.
(2) The General Assembly recognizes that the current
Sex Offender Database and sex offender restrictions do not