CD CORR-PUPILLOMETR TECHNOLOGY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change
in the Section requiring the Department of Corrections to establish
one or more receiving stations for committed persons and for persons
transferred from the Department of Children and Family Services to the
Department of Corrections.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
730 ILCS 5/3-8-1
Adds reference to:
730 ILCS 5/3-2-2 from Ch. 38, par. 1003-2-2
Deletes everything. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections.
Requires the Department of Corrections to, on January 1, 2002, create
and implement a pilot program to establish the effectiveness of
pupillometer technology (the measurement of the pupil's reaction to
light) as an alternative to a urine test for purposes of screening and
evaluating persons committed to its custody who have alcohol or drug
problems. Requires the Department to use pupillometer technology in
at least 50% of all screening and evaluation tests performed and to
report to the General Assembly on the effectiveness of the program on
January 1, 2003.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the pilot program shall require the pupillometer
technology to be used in at least one Department of Corrections
facility rather than in at least 50% of all screening and evaluation
tests performed. Provides that the Director may expand the pilot
program to include an additional facility or facilities as he or she
deems appropriate. Provides that a minimum of 4,000 test shall be
included in the pilot program (rather than 50% of all screening and
evaluation tests performed). Provides that the Department must report
to the General Assembly on the effectiveness of the program by January
1, 2003 rather than on January 1, 2003.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0444
Last action date: AUG-17-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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