Full Text of SB0844 99th General Assembly
SB0844sam001 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sen. John G. Mulroe
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AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 844
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 844 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The Drug Court Treatment Act is amended by
changing Section 20 as follows:
(730 ILCS 166/20)
(a) A defendant may be admitted into a drug court program
only upon the
agreement of the prosecutor
and the defendant and with the approval of the
defendant may be admitted into a drug court program
post-adjudication only with the approval of the court.
(b) A defendant shall be excluded from a drug court program
if any of one of
the following apply:
(1) The crime is a crime of violence as set forth in
clause (4) of this
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(2) The defendant denies his or her use of or addiction
(3) The defendant does not demonstrate a willingness to
a treatment program.
(4) The defendant has been convicted of a crime of
violence within the
10 years excluding incarceration
time, including but not limited to: first
second degree murder, predatory criminal sexual assault of
child, aggravated criminal sexual assault, criminal
sexual assault, armed
robbery, aggravated arson, arson,
aggravated kidnaping, kidnaping, aggravated
resulting in great bodily harm or permanent disability,
aggravated stalking, or any offense
the discharge of a firearm.
The defendant has previously completed or
has been discharged from a
drug court program.
(Source: P.A. 92-58, eff. 1-1-02.)".