LINDNER, HASSERT, ZICKUS, BRADY, SOMMER, BELLOCK,
RIGHTER, MCAULIFFE AND MATHIAS.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits the Department of
State Police to require the submission of saliva or tissue specimens
as well as blood specimens to the Department for analysis and
categorizing into genetic marker groupings. Requires the specimens to
be submitted by persons convicted or found guilty of an offense
classified as a felony under Illinois law or found guilty or given
supervision for such an offense under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.
Requires a person incarcerated in a Department of Corrections facility
to submit the blood, saliva, or tissue specimens before his or her
release on parole or mandatory supervised release, as a condition of
that parole or mandatory supervised release. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2605/2605-560 new
20 ILCS 4026/10
30 ILCS 105/5.595 new
720 ILCS 5/10-7 from Ch. 38, par. 10-7
720 ILCS 5/11-6.1 new
720 ILCS 5/11-9.3
720 ILCS 5/11-9.4
720 ILCS 5/11-20.1 from Ch. 38, par. 11-20.1
720 ILCS 5/11-21 from Ch. 38, par. 11-21
720 ILCS 5/11-24 new
730 ILCS 5/5-4-3 from Ch. 38, par. 1005-4-3
730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.7 from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.7
730 ILCS 150/2 from Ch. 38, par. 222
Deletes everything. Amends the Department of State Police Law of
the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the
Department of State Police shall establish a Project Safe Child pilot
program to combat crimes against children facilitated by the Internet.
Encourages the prosecution in federal court of all persons who use the
Internet, directly or indirectly, to commit or attempt to commit
illegal solicitation of a child or a sex offense if the sex offense is
committed or attempted against a child. Provides that the program
shall also encourage public outreach by law enforcement agencies.
Creates the Project Safe Child Fund in the State treasury. Provides
that moneys in the Fund, subject to appropriation, shall be used by
the Department of State Police to develop and administer the program.
Amends the Sex Offender Management Board Act, Criminal Code of 1961,
the Unified Code of Corrections, and the Sex Offender Registration
Act. Creates the offense of illegal solicitation of a child. Provides
that a person commits the offense of illegal solicitation of a child
when he or she intentionally solicits, lures, or attempts to solicit
or lure a child under 18 years of age to any location without the
consent of the parent or lawful custodian of the child for other than
a lawful purpose or intentionally contacts or communicates with, or
attempts to contact or communicate with a child, for the purpose of
engaging in an unlawful act with the child. Provides that a violation
is a Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 3 felony for a
second or subsequent offense. Changes the elements of the offense
relating to distributing harmful material for a child. Makes it child
pornography to solicit, persuade, induce, entice, seduce, or coerce a
child under 18 years of age to pose for a photograph, videotape, or a
digital image in any posture or setting that could be construed as
child erotica. Defines "child erotica" as a photograph, videotape, or
a digital image in which the focus or the concentration of the
photograph, videotape, or digital image is the lewd or lascivious
depiction or exhibition of the child's clothed or unclothed genitals,
the child's pubic area or, if the child is a female, the child's fully
or partially developed breast exposed or through transparent clothing.
Provides that a violation of this provision is a Class 3 felony with a
mandatory minimum fine of $1,000 and a maximum fine of $100,000.
Provides that a person who uses a computer to intentionally distribute
to, send or cause to be sent to, or offers to distribute or send any
harmful material to a child, is guilty of a Class 4 felony (rather
than a Class A misdemeanor). Prohibits a child sex offender from
conducting or operating any type of business in which he or she
photographs, videotapes, or takes a digital image of a child or sells
or offers for sale those photographs or images or instructs others to
take those photographs or images; or entices, arranges, or transports
a child to pose for such photographs or images. Provides that a
violation is a Class 2 felony. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 5.
Removes a provision concerning solicitation or luring of a child
to a location without the consent of the parent or custodian as being
prima facie evidence of other than a lawful purpose. Provides that a
child sex offender may not entice, transport, or arrange for a child
to pose for "child erotica" (instead of pose for a photograph,
videotape, or digital image).
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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