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Public Act 096-0371




Public Act 096-0371
HB0710 Enrolled LRB096 03437 RLC 13461 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    (20 ILCS 2605/2605-525 rep.)
    Section 5. The Department of State Police Law of the Civil
Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by repealing Section
    Section 10. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
changing Section 3-11-1 as follows:
    (730 ILCS 5/3-11-1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-11-1)
    Sec. 3-11-1. Furloughs.
    (a) The Department may extend the limits of the place of
confinement of a committed person under prescribed conditions,
so that he may leave such place on a furlough. Whether or not
such person is to be accompanied on furlough shall be
determined by the chief administrative officer. The Department
may make an appropriate charge for the necessary expenses of
accompanying a person on furlough. Such furloughs may be
granted for a period of time not to exceed 14 days, for any of
the following purposes:
        (1) to visit a spouse, child (including a stepchild or
    adopted child), parent (including a stepparent or foster
    parent), grandparent (including stepgrandparent) or
    brother or sister who is seriously ill or to attend the
    funeral of any such person; or
        (2) to obtain medical, psychiatric or psychological
    services when adequate services are not otherwise
    available; or
        (3) to make contacts for employment; or
        (4) to secure a residence upon release on parole or
    discharge; or
        (5) to visit such person's family; or
        (6) to appear before various educational panels, study
    groups, educational units, and other groups whose purpose
    is obtaining an understanding of the results, causes and
    prevention of crime and criminality, including appearances
    on television and radio programs.
    (b) (Blank) Furloughs may be granted for any period of time
under Section 2605-525 of the Department of State Police Law
(20 ILCS 2605/2605-525).
    (c) In any case where the person furloughed is not to be
accompanied on furlough, the Department of Corrections shall
give prior notice of the intended furlough to the State's
Attorney of the county from which the offender was sentenced
originally, the State's Attorney of the county where the
furlough is to occur, and to the Sheriff of the county where
the furlough is to occur. Said prior notice is to be in writing
except in situations where the reason for the furlough is of
such an emergency nature that previous written notice would not
be possible. In such cases, oral notice of the furlough shall
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/13/2009