Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that a child sex offender who committed indecent solicitation of a child, indecent solicitation of an adult, sexual exploitation of a child, soliciting for a juvenile prostitute, exploitation of a child, child pornography, or predatory criminal sexual assault of a child may not reside or loiter within 1,000 (instead of 500) feet of school grounds, a playground, child care institution, day care center, part day child care facility, facilities providing services for children under 18 years of age, or a victim of a sex offense who is under 21 years of age. Increases the penalties for certain specified sex offenses. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the costs of the monitoring of sexual predators must be paid by the offender. Creates a Task Force on Transitional Housing for Sex Offenders to study the implementation, cost, placement, and effectiveness of transitional housing facilities for sex offenders released from facilities of the Department of Corrections. Provides that a prisoner who has been convicted of a sex offense as defined in the Sex Offender Registration Act shall receive no good conduct credit until he or she has successfully completed sex offender counseling. Effective June 1, 2008.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill but eliminates the amendatory changes prohibiting child sex offenders from residing within 1,000 feet of certain facilities. Effective June 1, 2008.