92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB1638
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DRUG CT TREATMENT-TECH                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Drug Court Treatment Act.  Makes technical changes  in      
   the purposes Section of the Act.                                            
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          730 ILCS 166/5                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                         from Ch. 37, par. 801-5              
          705 ILCS 405/1-5                                                     
        Deletes everything. Creates the Juvenile Drug Court Treatment          
   Act. Permits the Chief Judge of a judicial circuit to establish a drug      
   court program for minors including the format under which it operates.      
   Provides that in judicial circuits that have such a program,  a  minor      
   who  has a substance abuse problem and who is subject to a delinquency      
   proceeding may with the  consent of the prosecution and the minor  and      
   with  the  approval  of  the    court  be  admitted into  a drug court      
   program. Excludes from the program: (1) a minor charged with  a  crime      
   of violence within the past 10 years, excluding incarceration time;(2)      
   a  minor who denies his or her use of or addiction to drugs; or (3)  a      
   minor who does not demonstrate  a  willingness  to  participate  in  a      
   treatment  program.    Provides  that   the  drug  court program shall      
   include  a  regimen   of  graduated   requirements   and  rewards  and      
   sanctions,   including   but   not  limited   to:   fines,      costs,      
   restitution, public service employment, incarceration  of  up  to  120      
   days,  individual and group  therapy,  drug  analysis  testing,  close      
   monitoring by the court at  a  minimum  of  once  every  30  days  and      
   supervision  of  progress,  educational  or  vocational  counseling as      
   appropriate,  and other requirements necessary  to  fulfill  the  drug      
   court  program. Provides for revocation and resentencing of the  minor      
   who violates the conditions of the program or who engages in  criminal      
   conduct  rendering the minor unsuitable for the program, or who is not      
   performing satisfactory or  who  is  not  benefiting  from  education,      
   treatment  or rehabilitation.  Amends the Juvenile  Court Act of 1987.      
   Permits the court to allow other  juveniles  to  be    present  or  to      
   participate  in  a  court  session being held under the  Juvenile Drug      
   Court Treatment Act.                                                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0559

   Last action date: JUN-24-2002

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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