Bill Status of HB0590 96th General Assembly
Short Description: CD CORR-SEX OFFENDER-INTERNET
Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - David E. Miller
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the provisions of Public Act 95-983 that a person serving a mandatory supervised release term, probation, or supervision for an offense that would qualify the offender as a sex offender under the Sex Offender Registration Act committed on or after the effective date of that amendatory Act, may be required: (1) not access or use a computer or any other device with Internet capability without the prior written approval of specified officials; (2) submit to periodic unannounced examinations of the offender's computer or any other device with Internet capability by certain specified officials; (3) submit to the installation on the offender's computer or device with Internet capability, at the offender's expense, of one or more hardware or software systems to monitor the Internet use; and (4) submit to any other appropriate restrictions concerning the offender's use of or access to a computer or any other device with Internet capability is mandatory where the trier of fact at the offender's trial made a finding that a computer or any other device with Internet capability was used to facilitate the commission of the offense (rather than mandatory for certain sex offenses). Effective June 1, 2009.