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Full Text of SB2882  103rd General Assembly



State of Illinois
2023 and 2024


Introduced 1/24/2024, by Sen. Laura M. Murphy


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.

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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 3-2-5 as follows:
6    (730 ILCS 5/3-2-5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-2-5)
7    Sec. 3-2-5. Organization of the Department of Corrections
8and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
9    (a) There shall be a Department of Corrections which shall
10be administered by a Director and and an Assistant Director
11appointed by the Governor under the Civil Administrative Code
12of Illinois. The Assistant Director shall be under the
13direction of the Director. The Department of Corrections shall
14be responsible for all persons committed or transferred to the
15Department under Sections 3-10-7 or 5-8-6 of this Code.
16    (b) There shall be a Department of Juvenile Justice which
17shall be administered by a Director appointed by the Governor
18under the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. The
19Department of Juvenile Justice shall be responsible for all
20persons under 18 years of age when sentenced to imprisonment
21and committed to the Department under subsection (c) of
22Section 5-8-6 of this Code, Section 5-10 of the Juvenile Court
23Act, or Section 5-750 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.



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1Persons under 18 years of age committed to the Department of
2Juvenile Justice pursuant to this Code shall be sight and
3sound separate from adult offenders committed to the
4Department of Corrections.
5    (c) The Department shall create a gang intelligence unit
6under the supervision of the Director. The unit shall be
7specifically designed to gather information regarding the
8inmate gang population, monitor the activities of gangs, and
9prevent the furtherance of gang activities through the
10development and implementation of policies aimed at deterring
11gang activity. The Director shall appoint a Corrections
12Intelligence Coordinator.
13    All information collected and maintained by the unit shall
14be highly confidential, and access to that information shall
15be restricted by the Department. The information shall be used
16to control and limit the activities of gangs within
17correctional institutions under the jurisdiction of the
18Illinois Department of Corrections and may be shared with
19other law enforcement agencies in order to curb gang
20activities outside of correctional institutions under the
21jurisdiction of the Department and to assist in the
22investigations and prosecutions of gang activity. The
23Department shall establish and promulgate rules governing the
24release of information to outside law enforcement agencies.
25Due to the highly sensitive nature of the information, the
26information is exempt from requests for disclosure under the



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1Freedom of Information Act as the information contained is
2highly confidential and may be harmful if disclosed.
3(Source: P.A. 98-463, eff. 8-16-13; 99-628, eff. 1-1-17.)