(720 ILCS 5/10-6)
(from Ch. 38, par. 10-6)
Harboring a runaway.
(a) Any person, other than an agency
or association providing crisis intervention services as defined in Section
3-5 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, or an operator of a youth
emergency shelter as defined in Section 2.21 of the Child Care Act of
1969, who, without the knowledge and consent of the minor's parent or
guardian, knowingly gives shelter to a minor, other than a mature minor who
has been emancipated under the Emancipation of Minors Act, for more
than 48 hours without the consent of the minor's parent or guardian, and
without notifying the local law enforcement authorities of the minor's name
and the fact that the minor is being provided shelter commits the offense
of harboring a runaway.
(b) Any person who commits the offense of harboring a runaway is guilty
of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)