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Public Act 100-0157


Public Act 0157 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0157
HB3165 EnrolledLRB100 10104 RLC 20277 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
changing Section 3-2.5-40.1 as follows:
    (730 ILCS 5/3-2.5-40.1)
    Sec. 3-2.5-40.1. Training. The Department shall design
training for its personnel and shall enter into agreements with
the Department of Corrections or other State agencies and
through them, if necessary, public and private colleges and
universities, or private organizations to ensure that staff are
trained to work with a broad range of youth and possess the
skills necessary to assess, engage, educate, and intervene with
youth in its custody in ways that are appropriate to ensure
successful outcomes for those youth and their families pursuant
to the mission of the Department. The training for Department
personnel shall include courses in restorative practices. In
this Section, "restorative practices" means programs and
activities based on a philosophical framework that emphasizes
the need to repair harm through a process of mediation and
peace circles in order to promote empowerment and reparation.
The Department may adopt rules to implement the training,
including the length and frequency of the courses and the
curriculum for the courses.
(Source: P.A. 94-696, eff. 6-1-06.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2018