Yes, there is an initial registration fee of 0 to be paid the very first time a registrant registers under this Act and an annual registration fee of 0 to be paid once each year.
An offender must register any and all places he or she resides for a period of 3 or more days in a calendar year.
It is unlawful for a child sex offender to be present in any school building or property, or loiter within 500 feet of school property without the permission of the superintendent or school board, or in the case of a private school the principal unless the child sex offender is a parent of a child at that school, and the parent is on school grounds for one of the following reasons: As of January 1, 2011, it is unlawful for a sexual predator or a child sex offender to knowingly be present in any public park building or on the real property comprising any public park.
The definition of public park includes a park, forest preserve, or conservation area under the jurisdiction of the state or unit of local government.
Length of registration is determined by the substantially equivalent offense in Illinois (either 10 year registration or lifetime).
You can either report the information to the local law enforcement agency where the sex offender registers and request they investigate or you may contact the Illinois State Police Sex Offender Registration Unit at 217/785-0653.
Any changes in an offender’s registration must be made within three days with the law enforcement agency who has jurisdiction.A sex offender must register in person annually for a period of 10 years.The 10-year registration period will start upon conviction for those offenders sentenced to probation.Sexually violent people are required to register every 90 days for natural life.Public Act 97-0578 became effective January 1, 2012 which requires retroactive registration for sex offenders.