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730 ILCS 5/3-12.5-5

    (730 ILCS 5/3-12.5-5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on August 24, 2022)
    Sec. 3-12.5-5. Purpose; Program. The Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Corrections. The goal of the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program is to provide inmates with useful business skills for use after release from prison in an effort to reduce recidivism rates for self-motivated individuals. The Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall consist of a rigorous curriculum, and participants shall be taught business skills, such as computer skills, budgeting, creating a business plan, public speaking, and realistic goal setting. Inmates who successfully complete the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
(Source: P.A. 100-283, eff. 8-24-17.)