TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER a: ADMINISTRATION AND RULES
PART 107 RECORDS OF OFFENDERS
SECTION 107.510 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 107.510  Definitions

 

"Behavior Modification Program" means a program, approved by the Department, designed to provide offenders with the means to identify and alter undesired behavioral patterns.

 

"Chief Administrative Officer" means the highest ranking official of a correctional facility.

 

"Correctional Industry Assignments" means work assignments in or job training conducted by Correctional Industries.

 

"Department" means the Department of Corrections.

 

"Director" means the Director of the Department.

 

"Earned Good Conduct Credit" means the award of time to offset the length of sentence for an offender who successfully completed an assigned substance abuse program, Correctional Industries assignment, or educational program prior to June 22, 2012.

 

"Educational Programs" means courses of academic and vocational instruction offered to persons committed to the Department or courses of academic and vocational instruction approved by the Department.

 

"GED Program Sentence Credit" means the award of 60 days credit to offset the length of sentence for an offender who passes the high school level test of General Educational Development (GED) while committed to the Department or while held in pretrial detention prior to the offender's current commitment to the Department.

 

"Instructional Day" means a day in which instruction is provided.

 

"Life Skills Course" means a program approved by the Department to promote personal skills to better prepare the offender for a productive return to society.

 

"Program Administrator" means the Education Facility Administrator or other persons designated by the Chief Administrative Officer to be responsible for determining satisfactory participation in programs subject to program sentence credit.

 

"Program Sentence Credit" means the award of time to offset the length of sentence for offenders who successfully complete a substance abuse program, Correctional Industries assignment, educational program, behavior modification program, life skills course, or re-entry planning program on or after June 22, 2012.

 

"Re-entry Planning Program" means a program approved by the Department that provides offenders with information on release procedures and the tools to assist them in a positive re-entry into society.

 

"Sentence of Imprisonment for a Felony" means one continuous period or term of incarceration for commission of one or more felonies, provided that each felony was committed prior to the offender's commitment to the Department.

 

"Substance Abuse Program" means a program, approved by the Department, consisting of counseling, education or treatment for drug or alcohol abuse.

 

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 1598, effective February 1, 2013)