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Full Text of HB1922  98th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2013 and 2014


Introduced , by Rep. Tom Cross


730 ILCS 5/3-8-8  from Ch. 38, par. 1003-8-8

    Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a committed person's grievances.

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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
5changing Section 3-8-8 as follows:
6    (730 ILCS 5/3-8-8)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-8-8)
7    Sec. 3-8-8. Grievances.
8    (a) The The Director shall establish procedures to review
9the grievances of committed persons. The Director may establish
10one or more administrative review boards within the Department
11to review grievances. A committed person's right to file
12grievances shall not be restricted. Such procedure shall
13provide for the review of grievances by a person or persons
14other than the person or persons directly responsible for the
15conditions or actions against which the grievance is made.
16    (b) Such procedures shall provide that a record of such
17grievance and any decision made with respect to it shall be
18preserved for a period of one year.
19    (c) Such procedures shall allow committed persons to
20communicate grievances directly to the Director or some person
21designated by the Director outside of the institution or
22facility where the person is confined.
23    (d) All committed persons shall be informed of the



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1grievance procedures established by the Department and they
2shall be available to all committed persons.
3    (e) Discipline shall not be imposed because of use of the
4grievance procedure.
5(Source: P.A. 77-2097.)