(730 ILCS 152/116)
Missing Sex Offender Database.
(a) The Illinois State Police
shall establish and maintain a Statewide Missing Sex Offender Database for
purpose of identifying missing sex offenders and making that information
available to the persons specified in Sections 120 and 125 of this Law. The
Database shall be created from the Law Enforcement Agencies Data System (LEADS)
established under Section 6 of the Intergovernmental Missing Child Recovery Act
of 1984. The Illinois State Police shall examine its LEADS database for
persons registered as sex offenders under the Sex Offender Registration Act and
shall identify those who are sex offenders and who have not complied with the provisions of Section 6 of that Act or whose address can not be verified under Section 8-5 of that Act and shall add all the
information, including photographs if available, on those missing sex offenders to
the Statewide Sex
(b) The Illinois State Police must make the information contained in
Statewide Missing Sex Offender Database accessible on the Internet by means of a
labeled "Missing Sex Offender Information" on the Department's World Wide Web home
page and on the Attorney General's I-SORT page. The Illinois State Police must update that information as it deems
necessary. The Internet page shall also include information that rewards may be available to persons who inform the Illinois State Police or a local law enforcement agency of the whereabouts of a missing sex offender.
The Illinois State Police may require that a person who seeks access to
the missing sex
offender information submit biographical information about himself or
permitting access to the missing sex offender information. The Illinois State Police must promulgate rules
in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure
Act to implement this
and those rules must include procedures to ensure that the information in the
database is accurate.
(c) The Illinois State Police, Sex Offender Registration Unit, must develop and conduct training to educate all those entities involved in the Missing Sex Offender Registration Program.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)