Bill Status of SB2535 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: YOUTH NON-VIOLENT RESOURCES
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
|Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 8, 2024
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the Youth Nonviolent Crimes Resource Program. Provides that the Criminal Justice Information Authority shall provide resources to people under the age of 18 who have committed a nonviolent crime. Provides that these resources shall include youth employment initiatives throughout the State, access to educational resources in collaboration with the Illinois State Board of Education, and parental mentorship training conducted by the Department of Human Services. Provides that the Authority shall develop a mentorship initiative for youth that have been convicted of a nonviolent crime. Provides that the Authority may establish a grant program for non-profit organizations. Provides that the Authority shall publish this program on its website by no later than January 1, 2024. Effective immediately.