Bill Status of HB2731 101st General Assembly
Short Description: DNR-BACKGROUND CHECKS
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2605/2605-347 new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to volunteer for the Department of Natural Resources on Department owned or controlled property until a criminal background check has been approved by the Department. Provides that each volunteer applicant shall complete and sign a Department of Central Management Services Authorization for Release of Criminal History Information. Provides for certain criteria to determine if the applicant may volunteer with the Department. Provides that if the applicant believes the criminal history information is inaccurate, incomplete, or maintained in violation of any State or federal law or regulation, the applicant may order a Federal Bureau Investigation identity history report and challenge the criminal history within 30 days of the notification of denial by the Department. Provides that a criminal background check may be required by the Department at any time during the volunteer's time with the Department. Makes conforming changes to the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes other changes.