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Full Text of SB1475  102nd General Assembly


Sen. Jason Plummer

Filed: 4/15/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1475 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
5changing Section 3-3-1 as follows:
6    (730 ILCS 5/3-3-1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-1)
7    Sec. 3-3-1. Establishment and appointment of Prisoner
8Review Board.
9    (a) There shall be a Prisoner Review Board independent of
10the Department which shall be:
11        (1) the paroling authority for persons sentenced under
12    the law in effect prior to the effective date of this
13    amendatory Act of 1977;
14        (1.2) the paroling authority for persons eligible for
15    parole review under Section 5-4.5-115;
16        (1.5) (blank);



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1        (2) the board of review for cases involving the
2    revocation of sentence credits or a suspension or
3    reduction in the rate of accumulating the credit;
4        (3) the board of review and recommendation for the
5    exercise of executive clemency by the Governor;
6        (4) the authority for establishing release dates for
7    certain prisoners sentenced under the law in existence
8    prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of
9    1977, in accordance with Section 3-3-2.1 of this Code;
10        (5) the authority for setting conditions for parole
11    and mandatory supervised release under Section 5-8-1(a) of
12    this Code, and determining whether a violation of those
13    conditions warrant revocation of parole or mandatory
14    supervised release or the imposition of other sanctions;
15    and
16        (6) the authority for determining whether a violation
17    of aftercare release conditions warrant revocation of
18    aftercare release.
19    (b) The Board shall consist of 15 persons appointed by the
20Governor by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The
21Senate shall confirm or reject an appointee to the Board
22within either: (1) 30 session days after the person has been
23appointed by the Governor or (2) 90 calendar days after the
24person has been appointed by the Governor, whichever occurs
25first. Failure of the Senate to confirm or reject the person
26appointed within this time period shall be deemed a rejection



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1of the appointment by the Senate. An appointee to the Board
2whose name has been withdrawn as a nominee to the Board by the
3Governor is ineligible to serve on the Board for a period of 2
4years after the date of withdrawal. One member of the Board
5shall be designated by the Governor to be Chairman and shall
6serve as Chairman at the pleasure of the Governor. The members
7of the Board shall have had at least 5 years of actual
8experience in the fields of penology, corrections work, law
9enforcement, sociology, law, education, social work, medicine,
10psychology, other behavioral sciences, or a combination
11thereof. At least 6 members so appointed must have at least 3
12years experience in the field of juvenile matters. No more
13than 8 Board members may be members of the same political
15    Each member of the Board shall serve on a full-time basis
16and shall not hold any other salaried public office, whether
17elective or appointive, nor any other office or position of
18profit, nor engage in any other business, employment, or
19vocation. The Chairman of the Board shall receive $35,000 a
20year, or an amount set by the Compensation Review Board,
21whichever is greater, and each other member $30,000, or an
22amount set by the Compensation Review Board, whichever is
24    (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Section,
25the term of each member of the Board who was appointed by the
26Governor and is in office on June 30, 2003 shall terminate at



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1the close of business on that date or when all of the successor
2members to be appointed pursuant to this amendatory Act of the
393rd General Assembly have been appointed by the Governor,
4whichever occurs later. As soon as possible, the Governor
5shall appoint persons to fill the vacancies created by this
6amendatory Act.
7    Of the initial members appointed under this amendatory Act
8of the 93rd General Assembly, the Governor shall appoint 5
9members whose terms shall expire on the third Monday in
10January 2005, 5 members whose terms shall expire on the third
11Monday in January 2007, and 5 members whose terms shall expire
12on the third Monday in January 2009. Their respective
13successors shall be appointed for terms of 6 years from the
14third Monday in January of the year of appointment. Each
15member shall serve until his or her successor is appointed and
17    Any member may be removed by the Governor for
18incompetence, neglect of duty, malfeasance or inability to
20    (d) The Chairman of the Board shall be its chief executive
21and administrative officer. The Board may have an Executive
22Director; if so, the Executive Director shall be appointed by
23the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The
24salary and duties of the Executive Director shall be fixed by
25the Board.
26(Source: P.A. 100-1182, eff. 6-1-19; 101-288, eff. 1-1-20.)".