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Full Text of HB0276  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning corrections.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The County Jail Act is amended by changing
5Section 14 as follows:
6    (730 ILCS 125/14)  (from Ch. 75, par. 114)
7    Sec. 14. At any time, in the opinion of the Warden, the
8lives or health of the prisoners are endangered or the security
9of the penal institution is threatened, to such a degree as to
10render their removal necessary, the Warden may cause an
11individual prisoner or a group of the prisoners to be removed
12to some suitable place within the county, or to the jail of
13some convenient county, where they may be confined until they
14can be safely returned to the place whence they were removed.
15No prisoner charged with a felony shall be removed by the
16warden to a Mental Health or Developmental Disabilities
17facility as defined in the Mental Health and Developmental
18Disabilities Code, except as specifically authorized by
19Article 104 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, or the
20Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Any place to
21which the prisoners are so removed shall, during their
22imprisonment there, be deemed, as to such prisoners, a prison
23of the county in which they were originally confined; but, they



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1shall be under the care, government and direction of the Warden
2of the jail of the county in which they are confined.
3(Source: P.A. 83-1073.)