Bill Status of HB1022 95th General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-EXPUNGEMENT
Rep. Constance A. Howard and Elga L. Jefferies
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the court, on its own motion or upon the petition of a law enforcement official, shall immediately and automatically enter an order expunging any and all law enforcement records relating to an incident occurring before an individual's 17th birthday, and all of the individual's juvenile court records, or both, pertaining to the incident, including immediate notification to any and all contracted private electronic database corporations, but only in the following circumstances: (1) the minor was arrested and no petition for delinquency was filed with the clerk of the circuit court; or (2) the minor was charged with an offense and was found not delinquent of that offense. Provides that if a minor is charged with an offense and is found not delinquent of that offense the judge shall include an order of expungement in the final dismissal order, including immediate notification to applicable law enforcement or arresting agencies, and any and all contracted private electronic database corporations. Provides that an expungement order form shall be provided to the minor, in open court, for immediate completion and entry of order by the court.