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 Bill Status of SB2021  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  JUV CT-RECORDS-SEALED/EXPUNGED

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Patricia Van Pelt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 405/1-1from Ch. 37, par. 801-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
705 ILCS 405/1-1
Adds reference to:
705 ILCS 405/1-7from Ch. 37, par. 801-7
705 ILCS 405/1-8from Ch. 37, par. 801-8
705 ILCS 405/5-915
705 ILCS 405/5-622 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that all juvenile records which have not been expunged are sealed and may never be disclosed to the general public or otherwise made widely available. Provides that a person who violates confidentiality provisions pertaining to juvenile records is guilty of a Class B misdemeanor and subject to a fine of $1,000 per violation. Provides for various circumstances when juvenile records shall be expunged automatically without a petition brought by the individual and repeals provisions pertaining to those court procedures. Provides that upon dismissal of a petition alleging delinquency or upon a finding of not delinquent, the court shall order all agencies named in the juvenile's court and probation files, including each law enforcement agency, other municipal, county, or State agencies who may have records of the juvenile's adjudication, public or private correctional, detention, treatment facilities, and each individual who provided treatment or rehabilitation services for the juvenile under an order of the court, to send that person's juvenile records to the court within 5 business days. Eliminates the requirement that a person be 21 years of age be eligible for expungement by petition and requires that 2 years (rather than 5 years) have elapsed since all juvenile court proceedings relating to him or her have been terminated or his or her commitment to the Department of Juvenile Justice. Removes immunity for State Police or its employees for the failure to expunge juvenile records. Provides that applications for employment within this State shall contain specific language that states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose expunged juvenile records of adjudication or arrest. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/2/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/2/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
  3/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/20/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/20/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/3/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Criminal Law
  5/3/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Criminal Law
  5/18/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/18/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  5/22/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  5/22/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law

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