(730 ILCS 105/5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1655)
As used in this Act:
(a) "Applicant" means an inmate who is being considered for parole by
the Prisoner Review Board.
(b) "Board" means the Prisoner Review Board as established in Section
3-3-1 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
(c) "Parolee" means a person subject to parole revocation proceedings.
(d) "Parole hearing" means the formal hearing and determination of an
inmate being considered for release from incarceration on community
(e) "Parole or mandatory supervised release revocation hearing" means
the formal hearing and determination of allegations that a parolee or
mandatory supervised releasee has violated the conditions of his or her
(f) "Victim" means a victim or witness of a violent crime as defined in
subsection (a) of Section 3 of the Bill of Rights for Victims and Witnesses
of Violent Crime Act, or any person legally related to the victim by blood, marriage, adoption, or guardianship, or any friend of the victim, or any concerned citizen.
(g) "Violent crime" means a crime defined in subsection (c) of
Section 3 of the Bill of Rights for Victims and Witnesses of Violent
(Source: P.A. 97-299, eff. 8-11-11.)