102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
730 ILCS 5/3-8-7
from Ch. 38, par. 1003-8-7
Creates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Provides that a
committed person may not be placed in isolated confinement for more than 10
consecutive days. Provides that a committed person may not be placed in
isolated confinement for more than 10 days in any 180-day period. Provides
that while out of cell, committed persons may have access to activities,
including, but not limited, to: job assignments, educational classes,
vocational classes, meals, recreation, yard or gymnasium, day room,
medical appointments, visits, and group therapy. Provides exceptions.
Provides that the Department of Corrections shall post on the Department's
official website quarterly reports on the use of isolated confinement.
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes.
Effective January 1, 2022, except that some provisions are effective
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be referred to as the Anthony
This Act may be cited as the
Isolated Confinement Restriction Act.
In this Act:
"Correctional facility" means any State correctional
facility or county correctional facility, and any State,
county or private facility detaining persons under any
intergovernmental service agreement or other contract with any
State, county, or federal agency, including, but not limited
to, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
"Facility administrator" means the chief operating
officer, senior administrative designee, or warden of a
"Isolated confinement" means confinement of a committed
person in a correctional facility in a cell or confined living
space, alone or with other inmates, for more than 20 hours in
any 24-hour period.
"Protective custody" means confinement of a committed