102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/25/2021, by Sen. Don Harmon
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
730 ILCS 5/3-2-5
from Ch. 38, par. 1003-2-5
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a
Section concerning the organization of the Department of Corrections and
the Department of Juvenile Justice.
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:
The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
changing Section 3-2-5 as follows:
(730 ILCS 5/3-2-5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1003-2-5)
Organization of the Department of Corrections
and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
(a) There shall be a Department of Corrections which shall
be administered by a Director
an Assistant Director
appointed by the Governor under
the Civil Administrative Code
of Illinois. The Assistant Director shall be
direction of the Director. The Department of Corrections shall
responsible for all persons committed or transferred to the
under Sections 3-10-7 or 5-8-6 of this Code.
There shall be a Department of Juvenile Justice which
shall be administered by a Director appointed by the Governor
under the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. The
Department of Juvenile Justice shall be responsible for all
persons under 18 years of age when sentenced to imprisonment
and committed to the Department under subsection (c) of
Section 5-8-6 of this Code, Section 5-10 of the Juvenile Court
Act, or Section 5-750 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.