TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER e: OPERATIONS
PART 525 RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES
SECTION 525.210 GENERAL GUIDELINES
Section 525.210 General Guidelines
a) Each facility shall maintain a current approved list of publications.
b) Offenders shall be informed of the procedures governing publications during orientation and this Subpart shall be available to offenders.
c) Each offender may subscribe to, solicit free copies of, or buy copies of newspapers, magazines, books and other publications for delivery to the facility in accordance with this Subpart. A member of the individual's family or a friend may also order, solicit or bring approved publications to the facility. However, publications shall be limited to a maximum of 5 per visit and shall not packaged, wrapped, or otherwise contained in any way.
d) All publications shall be delivered promptly after necessary inspection for contraband. If it appears to violate the standards set forth in Section 525.230, the publication shall first be referred to the Publication Review Officer for review and determination.
e) Publications determined to be unacceptable shall be disposed of as contraband in accordance with 20 Ill. Adm. Code 501: Subpart C.
(Source: Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 8039, effective July 1, 2003)