(725 ILCS 105/10.6)
(a) The State Appellate Defender shall establish, maintain, and carry out an
to provide information to persons eligible to have their arrest
or criminal history
record information ordered expunged, sealed, or impounded.
(b) The State Appellate Defender shall develop brochures, pamphlets, and
printed form and through the agency's World Wide Web site. The pamphlets and
other materials shall
include at a minimum the following information:
(1) An explanation of the State's expungement process;
(2) The circumstances under which expungement may
(c) The State Appellate Defender shall establish and maintain a statewide
number that a person may use to receive information or assistance concerning
the expungement or
sealing of arrest or criminal history record information. The State Appellate
Defender shall advertise
the toll-free telephone number statewide. The State Appellate Defender shall
develop an expungement
information packet that may be sent to eligible persons seeking expungement of
their arrest records,
which may include, but is not limited to, a pre-printed expungement petition
with instructions on how
to complete the petition and a pamphlet containing information that would
assist individuals through
the expungement process.
(d) The State Appellate Defender shall compile a statewide list of volunteer
to assist eligible individuals through the expungement process.
(e) This Section shall be implemented from funds appropriated by the General
Assembly to the State
for this purpose. The State Appellate Defender shall employ the necessary staff
and adopt the
necessary rules for implementation of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 93-210, eff. 7-18-03.)