In re S.B.

Illinois Supreme Court
Civil Court
Case Number: 
2012 IL 112204
Decision Date: 
October 4, 2012
3d Dist.
Peoria Co.
Appellate court reversed; remanded.
Respondent, then age 14, was charged as a juvenile with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, from incident when he was playing game with 4-year-old girl when both got undressed. Respondent minor was found, after extensive evaluation, not to pose threat to safety of public. Discharge hearings under Section 104-25 of Code of Criminal Procedure are incorporated into Juvenile Court Act. Juvenile for whom a finding of "not not guilty" has been entered following a discharge hearing may petition for removal from sex offender registry pursuant to terms of Section 3-5 of Sex Offender Registration Act. (KILBRIDE, FREEMAN, THOMAS, KARMEIER, and THEIS, concurring.)