(730 ILCS 130/2)
(from Ch. 75, par. 31)
For the purposes of this Act:
"Committed person" means a person confined in a county jail whether serving a term of imprisonment or confined pending trial or sentencing.
"Good behavior" means the compliance by a person with all rules and
regulations of the institution and all laws of the State while confined
in a county jail whether serving a sentence of imprisonment or confined in the county jail pending trial or sentencing.
"Good behavior allowance" means the number of days awarded in diminution
of sentence as a reward for good behavior.
"Date of sentence" means and includes the date of the calendar month on
which the person commences to serve the sentence. If the sentence commences
at midnight, date of sentence shall be the date of the day occurring one
minute after midnight.
"Warden" means any sheriff or other police official charged with the
duty of supervising and maintaining the confinement of prisoners.
(Source: P.A. 99-259, eff. 1-1-16