Current through Public Acts 103-561, 103-565, and 103-566
Section 705 ILCS 405/1-9 - Expungement of law enforcement and juvenile court records(1) Expungement of law enforcement and juvenile court delinquency records shall be governed by Part 9 of Article V of this Act.(2) This subsection (2) applies to expungement of law enforcement and juvenile court records other than delinquency proceedings. Whenever any person has attained the age of 18 or whenever all juvenile court proceedings relating to that person have been terminated, whichever is later, the person may petition the court to expunge law enforcement records relating to incidents occurring before the minor's 18th birthday or the minor's juvenile court records, or both, if the minor was placed under supervision pursuant to Sections 2-20, 3-21, or 4-18, and such order of supervision has since been successfully terminated.(3) The chief judge of the circuit in which an arrest was made or a charge was brought or any judge of that circuit designated by the chief judge may, upon verified petition of a person who is the subject of an arrest or a juvenile court proceeding pursuant to subsection (2) of this Section, order the law enforcement records or juvenile court records, or both, to be expunged from the official records of the arresting authority and the clerk of the circuit court. Notice of the petition shall be served upon the State's Attorney and upon the arresting authority which is the subject of the petition for expungement.(4) The changes made to this Section by this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly apply to law enforcement and juvenile court records of a minor who has been arrested or taken into custody on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act.Amended by P.A. 103-0022,§ 65, eff. 8/8/2023.Amended by P.A. 100-1162,§ 5, eff. 12/20/2018.Amended by P.A. 098-0061,§ 5, eff. 1/1/2014. P.A. 90-590, eff. 1-1-99.