TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1280 SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT
SECTION 1280.20 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 1280.20  Definitions

 

Unless specified otherwise, all terms shall have the meanings set forth in the Sex Offender Registration Act.  For purposes of this Part, the following definitions apply:

 

"Act" means the Sex Offender Registration Act [730 ILCS 150].

 

"Adjudicated juvenile delinquent sex offender" means a juvenile that has been adjudicated a juvenile delinquent as the result of committing or attempting to commit any of the sex offenses described in Section 2(B), (C), or (C-5) of the Act or a violation of any substantially similar federal, sister state, or foreign country law.

 

"Agency of jurisdiction" means the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction as defined in the Act, i.e., the agency with jurisdiction where the sex offender intends to reside, work or attend school.

 

"Conviction" means one or more convictions which result from or are connected with the same act, or result from offenses committed at the same time; such convictions shall be counted as one conviction.

 

"Department" means the Illinois Department of State Police and any of its subdivisions.

 

"Institution of higher education" means an Illinois institution legally constituted to offer degree and instruction post secondary education.

 

"Out-of-state employee" means any sex offender or sexual predator who is employed in Illinois, regardless of whether the individual receives payment for services performed, volunteers, or performs services for government or educational benefit for a period of time of 10 or more days or for an aggregate period of time of 30 or more days during any calendar year. Persons who are employed to operate motor vehicles in or through Illinois or whose employment involves periods of less than a full day in Illinois accrue one day of employment for any portion of a day spent in Illinois.

 

"Out-of-state student" means any sex offender or sexual predator who is enrolled in Illinois, on a full-time or part-time basis, in any public or private educational institution, including, but not limited to, any secondary school, trade or professional institution, or institution of higher education.

 

"Place of confinement" means any prison, jail, hospital or other institution or facility where a sex offender may be confined due to conviction or a finding other than acquittal for a sex offense; due to a person's status as a sexually violent person under the Sexually Violent Persons Act; or due to a person's status as a sexually dangerous person under the Sexually Dangerous Persons Act.

 

"Registry" means data maintained by the Department for the purpose of complying with and implementing the Sex Offender Registration Act and the Sex Offender and Child Murderer Community Notification Law.  This data includes information forwarded to the Department by jurisdictions and information obtained by the Department itself.

 

“Resides” means to maintain a residence or to be temporarily domiciled for a period of 10 or more days.

 

“Sex offender” means the same as the definition found in Section 2(A) of the Sex Offender Registration Act [730 ILCS 150/2(A)].

 

"Sex Offender Notification Form" means the form designed by the Department to be used to notify the sex offender of the responsibility to register.

 

"Sex Offender Registration Form" means the form designed by the Department to be used to satisfy the registration requirements of the Act.

 

"Sexual predator" means the same as the definition found in Section 2(E) of the Sex Offender Registration Act [730 ILCS 150/2(E)].

 

(Source:  Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 16141, effective September 30, 2003)