TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER e: OPERATIONS
PART 525 RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES
SECTION 525.202 DEFINITIONS
Section 525.202 Definitions
"Chief Administrative Officer" means the highest ranking official of a correctional facility.
"Department" means the Department of Corrections.
"Director" means the Director of the Department of Corrections.
"Obscene" means any material that the average person, applying contemporary adult community standards, would find that, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest; and the average person, applying contemporary adult community standards, would find that it depicts or describes in a patently offensive way, ultimate sexual acts or sadomasochistic sexual acts, whether normal or perverted, actual or simulated, or masturbation, excretory functions or lewd exhibition of the genitals; and taken as a whole, it lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value [720 ILCS 5/11-20(b)].
"Offender" means a person committed to the Department or to the custody of the Department.
"Publication" means any book, booklet, magazine, newspaper, periodical, or similar materials.
(Source: Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 8039, effective July 1, 2003)