Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony for a child sex offender to knowingly offer or provide any programs or services to persons under 18 years of age in his or her residence or the residence of another or in any facility for the purpose of offering or providing such programs or services, whether such programs or services are offered or provided by contract, agreement, arrangement, or on a volunteer basis.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Further amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that child sex offenders may not reside within 500 feet of a day care home or group day care home. Provides that nothing prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a day care home or group day care home if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a child sex offender to knowingly operate, manage, be employed by, volunteer at, be associated with, or knowingly be present at any day care home or group day care home. Permits the child sex offender to own the real property where the home is located if the child sex offender is not present when such home is operated.