Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Changes the definition of delinquent minor to include a person who was under 18 (rather than 17) years of age when he or she committed an offense classified as a felony. Also changes the age concerning confidentiality of juvenile records. Provides that the restrictions apply to persons taken into custody before their 18th (rather than 17th) birthday. Makes corresponding change in the expungement provisions of the Act. Provides that the amendatory changes are prospective.
Further amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes other conforming changes reflecting increasing the age at which a minor may be prosecuted under the Act rather than under the criminal laws from under 17 to under 18 years of age.