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730 ILCS 200/5

    (730 ILCS 200/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Committed person" means a person committed to the Department.
    "Commitment" means a judicially determined placement in the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice on the basis of conviction or delinquency.
    "Correctional institution or facility" means a Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice building or part of a Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice building where committed persons are detained in a secure manner.
    "Department" includes the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice, unless the text solely specifies a particular Department.
    "Detainee" means a committed person in the physical custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice.
    "Director" includes the Director of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice unless the text solely specifies a particular Director.
    "Discharge" means the end of a sentence or the final termination of a detainee's physical commitment to and confinement in the Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice.
    "Peer educator" means an incarcerated citizen who is specifically trained in voting rights education, who shall conduct voting and civics education workshops for detainees scheduled for discharge within 12 months.
    "Program" means the nonpartisan peer education and information instruction established by this Act.
    "Re-entering citizen" means any United States citizen who is: 17 years of age or older; in the physical custody of the Department of Corrections or Department of Juvenile Justice; and scheduled to be re-entering society within 12 months.
(Source: P.A. 101-441, eff. 1-1-20.)