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(730 ILCS 154/85)
Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database.
(a) The Illinois State Police
shall establish and maintain a Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database for
purpose of identifying violent offenders against youth and making that information
available to the persons specified in Section 95. The
Database shall be created from the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS)
established under Section 6 of the Intergovernmental Missing Child Recovery Act
of 1984. The Illinois State Police shall examine its LEADS database for
persons registered as violent offenders against youth under this Act and
shall identify those who are violent offenders against youth and shall add all the
information, including photographs if available, on those violent offenders against youth to
the Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth
(b) The Illinois State Police must make the information contained in
Statewide Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Database accessible on the Internet by means of a
labeled "Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Information" on the Illinois State Police's World Wide Web home
page. The Illinois State Police must update that information as it deems
The Illinois State Police may require that a person who seeks access to
the violent offender against youth
information submit biographical information about himself or
permitting access to the violent offender against youth information. The Illinois State Police must promulgate rules
in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure
Act to implement this
and those rules must include procedures to ensure that the information in the
database is accurate.
(c) The Illinois State Police must develop and conduct training to educate all those entities involved in the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Program.
(d) The Illinois State Police shall commence the duties prescribed in the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act within 12 months after the effective date of this Act.
(e) The Illinois State Police shall collect and annually report, on or before December 31 of each year, the following information, making it publicly accessible on the Illinois State Police website:
(1) the number of registrants;
(2) the number of registrants currently registered
for each offense requiring registration; and
(3) biographical data, such as age of the registrant,
race of the registrant, and age of the victim.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21; 102-813, eff. 5-13-22.)