CRIM CD-SCHOOLS-SEX OFFENDERS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Instead of the present
requirement that a child sex offender must have the permission of the
principal or administrator of the school or the school board to be
present in a school or loiter on a public way within 500 feet of a
school or must be a parent or guardian of a student present in the
school building, grounds, or school conveyance, requires that the
child sex offender must be under the direct supervision and control of
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Instead of the requirements that the sex offender must be under
the direct supervision and control of school officials in order to be
present on school property or in a school conveyance, requires that
the sex offender have the permission of the school superintendent or
the school board or in the case of a private school from the
principal. Provides that a violation by a child sex offender is a
Class 4 felony. Provides that in the case of a public school, if the
superintendent or school board grants permission, the superintendent
or school board president must inform the principal of the school
where the sex offender will be present. The sex offender must inform
the principal's office when he or she arrives on school property and
when he or she departs from school property. Provides that if the sex
offender is to be present in the vicinity of children, the sex
offender has the duty to remain under the direct supervision of a
school official. Retains the exemption from a violation for a child
sex offender who is a parent or guardian of a student present in the
school building, on school grounds, or in the school conveyance.
Defines "school official" as the principal, a teacher, or any other
certified employee of the school, the school superintendent or a
member of the school board.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Corrections population and fiscal impacts would be minimal.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0356
Last action date: 99-07-29
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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