Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Administration of Juvenile Services Article of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Requires the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts to adopt rules to permit the hiring of personnel at a county juvenile detention center that possess less than a bachelor's degree. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law or rule, the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall permit the hiring of county juvenile detention center personnel that possess less than a bachelor's degree, including, but not limited to, the hiring of an applicant who possesses an associate's degree or has completed at least 60 credit hours at an accredited institution of higher education. Effective immediately.