Bill Status of HB3023 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: JUV CT-DISCLOSE-OFFENDER
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the name of the minor who is the alleged offender named in a juvenile law enforcement record may be disclosed to the victim or alleged victim named in the law enforcement record upon request by the victim, in writing, to the law enforcement agency for the name of the minor who is the alleged offender named in the law enforcement record, unless the law enforcement agency determines that the release of the information would impede the criminal investigation of the case described in the law enforcement record. Provides that upon receipt of the written request, the law enforcement agency shall provide the identity of the offender or alleged offender to the victim within 30 days after receipt of the request. Provides that the victim or alleged victim named in the law enforcement record, before receiving the information, shall sign an affidavit provided by the law enforcement agency stating that he or she will not disclose the information contained in the law enforcement record to the public, but the victim may use the information for civil litigation purposes. Provides that the identity of the offender or alleged offender may not be publicly disclosed by the victim or alleged victim, except for civil litigation purposes.