Bill Status of SB3555  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Lakesia Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
730 ILCS 5/3-2-2from Ch. 38, par. 1003-2-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall adopt a rule, in consultation with a librarian who has a minimum of a Master's degree or has a Ph.D. in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an accredited college or university, appointed by the Director of Corrections, prohibiting the chief administrative officer or other correctional officer of a correctional institution or facility of the Department from summarily rejecting for use or receipt by committed persons books, publications, or library materials or from establishing lists of prohibited publications to committed persons unless those books, publications, or library materials: (1) are detrimental to the security of the correctional institution or facility; (2) constitute child pornography as defined in the Criminal Code of 2012; or (3) may be used to facilitate criminal activity. Provides that the rule shall provide that a committed person may appeal to the Director or another person or body that the Director may appoint if the committed person is denied access to the books, publications, or library materials that are requested. Provides that a final decision of the Director or appointed person or body is subject to review under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Lakesia Collins
  2/9/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments