LANG-MCKEON-RYAN-SCOTT-OSTERMAN, FRITCHEY, MENDOZA,
KENNER, MCCARTHY, MCGUIRE, BROSNAHAN, HOLBROOK,
BRADLEY, BUGIELSKI, CAPPARELLI AND MURPHY.
ELDER ABUSER REGISTRATION ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Elder Abuser Registration Act. Establishes
registration requirements for persons who as caregivers have been
convicted of abuse or neglect of the elderly. Requires elder abusers
to register with law enforcement authorities in the area that elder
abuser resides. Provides that elder abusers must be informed of the
duty to register upon release from a penal institution or treatment
facility or discharged upon payment of a fine. Requires the
Department of State Police to mail annual verification letters to
registrants and that the registrant complete and return each letter.
Requires registrants to inform law enforcement authorities of changes
in residence or employment. Provides that registration data shall not
be open to public inspection. Establishes penalties for noncompliance
by elder abusers. Establishes an Elder Abuser Registration Fund.
Provides that the Department of State Police shall have access to
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
The population and fiscal impact will be minimal.
FISCAL NOTE (Illinois State Police)
If HB 594 would become law, there would be a fiscal impact to
the Illinois State Police of $350,000 to $500,000 for imple-
mentation and $250,000 to $300,000 annually thereafter.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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