Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of a child counseling center. Provides that nothing in this provision prohibits a child sex offender from residing within 500 feet of a child counseling center if the property is owned by the child sex offender and was purchased before the effective date of the amendatory Act.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that a child sex offender may not knowingly operate, manage, be employed by, volunteer at, be associated with, or knowingly be present at a child counseling center. Provides exemptions. Defines "child counseling center".