(730 ILCS 5/3-12-6) (from Ch. 38, par. 1003-12-6)
    Sec. 3-12-6. Programs. Through its Illinois Correctional Industries division, the Department shall establish commercial, business, and manufacturing programs for the sale of finished goods and processed food and beverages to the State, its political units, agencies, and other public institutions. Illinois Correctional Industries shall establish, operate, and maintain manufacturing and food and beverage production in the Department facilities and provide food for the Department institutions and for the mental health and developmental disabilities institutions of the Department of Human Services and the institutions of the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
    Illinois Correctional Industries shall be administered by a chief executive officer. The chief executive officer shall report to the Director of the Department. The chief executive officer shall administer the commercial and business programs of ICI for inmate workers in the custody of the Department of Corrections.
    The chief executive officer shall have such assistants as are required for sales staff, manufacturing, budget, fiscal, accounting, computer, human services, and personnel as necessary to run its commercial and business programs.
    Illinois Correctional Industries shall have a financial officer who shall report to the chief executive officer. The financial officer shall: (i) assist in the development and presentation of the Department budget submission; (ii) manage and control the spending authority of ICI; and (iii) provide oversight of the financial activities of ICI, both internally and through coordination with the Department fiscal operations personnel, including accounting processes, budget submissions, other budgetary processes, audits by the Office of the Auditor General, and computer processes.
    Illinois Correctional Industries shall be located in Springfield. The chief executive officer of Illinois Correctional Industries shall assign personnel to direct the production of goods and shall employ committed persons assigned by the chief administrative officer. The Department of Corrections may direct such other vocational programs as it deems necessary for the rehabilitation of inmates, which shall be separate and apart from, and not in conflict with, programs of Illinois Correctional Industries.
(Source: P.A. 96-877, eff. 7-1-10; 96-943, eff. 7-1-10.)