Public Act 095-0817
HB1998 Enrolled LRB095 07605 RLC 27755 b

    AN ACT concerning sex offenders.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Sex Offender Community Notification Law is
amended by adding Section 116 as follows:
    (730 ILCS 152/116 new)
    Sec. 116. Missing Sex Offender Database.
    (a) The Department of State Police shall establish and
maintain a Statewide Missing Sex Offender Database for the
purpose of identifying missing sex offenders and making that
information available to the persons specified in Sections 120
and 125 of this Law. 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 Department of State Police shall examine its LEADS
database for persons registered as sex offenders under the Sex
Offender Registration Act and shall identify those who are sex
offenders and who have not complied with the provisions of
Section 6 of that Act or whose address can not be verified
under Section 8-5 of that Act and shall add all the
information, including photographs if available, on those
missing sex offenders to the Statewide Sex Offender Database.
    (b) The Department of State Police must make the
information contained in the Statewide Missing Sex Offender
Database accessible on the Internet by means of a hyperlink
labeled "Missing Sex Offender Information" on the Department's
World Wide Web home page and on the Attorney General's I-SORT
page. The Department of State Police must update that
information as it deems necessary. The Internet page shall also
include information that rewards are available to persons who
inform the Department of State Police or a local law
enforcement agency of the whereabouts of a missing sex
    The Department of State Police may require that a person
who seeks access to the missing sex offender information submit
biographical information about himself or herself before
permitting access to the missing sex offender information. The
Department of State Police must promulgate rules in accordance
with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to implement
this subsection (b) and those rules must include procedures to
ensure that the information in the database is accurate.
    (c) The Department of State Police, Sex Offender
Registration Unit, must develop and conduct training to educate
all those entities involved in the Missing Sex Offender
Registration Program.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/14/2008