TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER a: ADMINISTRATION AND RULES
PART 107 RECORDS OF OFFENDERS
SECTION 107.550 GOAL PERIODS


 

Section 107.550  Goal Periods

 

a)         The goal period for offenders who are enrolled in an educational program, except college academic programs, shall be 45 instructional days of attendance or the number of instructional days of attendance required to complete the program if less than 45 instructional days, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

b)         The goal period for offenders who are enrolled in college academic programs and for offenders in the transition centers who are enrolled in any educational program approved by the Department shall be the period of time during which the classes are scheduled, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

c)         The goal period for substance abuse programs shall be the length of the program or 90 days, whichever is shorter, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

d)         The goal period for behavior modification programs shall be 15 hours of attendance or the actual time required to complete the program if less than 15 hours, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

e)         The goal period for life skills courses shall be a minimum of 70 hours of attendance or the actual time required to complete the course if less than 70 hours, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

f)         The goal period for re-entry planning programs shall be six hours of attendance or the actual time required to complete the program if less than six hours, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

g)         The goal period for Correctional Industries assignments shall normally be 90 days, unless otherwise modified by the Director or his or her designee.

 

h)         When an offender completes the program early, the goal period shall be revised to the date of completion and the offender shall be eligible to receive program sentence credit for the revised goal period.

 

i)          If the offender is removed from the program or assignment due to placement in protective custody, non-voluntary transfers for other than disciplinary reasons, termination or suspension of the program by the Department, release on parole or mandatory supervised release, transfer to work release, placement on electronic detention, or other reasons approved by the Chief Administrative Officer, the goal period may be revised to the date removed from the program.  In determining whether to revise a goal period, the Department shall consider, among other factors, the offender's medical and mental health status, protection needs, projected release date, and time in the program.  The offender may be eligible to receive program sentence credit for the revised goal period provided satisfactory progress has been made towards achieving stated goals.

 

j)          If the offender is removed from the program or assignment prior to completion of the goal period due to reasons other than those stated in subsection (i) of this Section, the offender shall not receive any program sentence credit for the goal period.

 

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