|HB0786 Enrolled||LRB100 06215 AWJ 16249 b|
AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Park District Code is amended by adding
Section 8-23a as follows:
(70 ILCS 1205/8-23a new)
Application for volunteers; disclosure of
child sex offenses; penalty for failure to disclose.
(a) For purposes of this Section:
"Child sex offender" has the meaning provided in paragraph
(1) of subsection (d) of Section 11-9.3 of the Criminal Code of
"Volunteer" means any individual who without compensation
or benefits reports to, and is under the direct supervision of,
a park district's administrative staff and provides personal
services to a park district recreational program that is
offered to children.
(b) Every park district shall require volunteers to
complete an application prior to beginning any work as a
volunteer. The application shall include, but shall not be
limited to, a question for the applicant to answer concerning
whether they have been convicted of or found to be a child sex
offender. If a volunteer is under 18 years of age, the