CD CORR-PRISONER RESTRICTIONS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the
Department must restrict the personal property of each prisoner to:
(1) a Department approved storage box consisting of one footlocker;
(2) all legal materials; (3) any approved reading materials that can
fit into the approved storage box; (4) hygiene products, (5) a fan;
(6) an electric razor; (7) a religious medallion not to exceed $50 in
value and one inch in height; (8) a watch not to exceed $100 in value;
(9) a wedding ring not to exceed $100 in value; (10) headphones; (11)
typewriter; (12) calculator; (13) a television if authorized by the
Department; (14) a radio if authorized by the Department; and (15) a
cassette player if authorized by the Department. Establishes
restrictions for the first 6 months of incarceration on prisoners'
telephone calls, television viewing, and access to prison guards.
Limits contact visits during that period. Limits the prisoner during
the first 6 months of incarceration to one hour of recreation and
hygiene outside his or her cell per day.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
The fiscal and corrections population impacts is unknown.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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