Bill Status of HB1488 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM ID&CD CORR-SEAL
Rep. Constance A. Howard and Harry Osterman
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Permits the court to order the sealing of the criminal records of adults and of minors prosecuted as adults which cannot be sealed pursuant to other provisions of law when the offender has obtained a certificate of good conduct from the Prisoner Review Board and has demonstrated rehabilitation. Permits the sealing of the records of persons who have been convicted of Class 2, 3, or 4 felony violations relating to the manufacture or delivery of cannabis, a controlled substance, or a look-alike substance, or the delivery of methamphetamine. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in determining whether an applicant for a certificate of good conduct has been rehabilitated, the Board shall apply the same criteria used to determine whether a recommendation for executive clemency should be issued, and shall grant the certificate only if the applicant meets those standards. Effective June 1, 2007.