Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Illinois Compiled Statutes

 ILCS Listing   Public Acts  Search   Guide   Disclaimer

Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process. Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide.

Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes made to the current law.

730 ILCS 190/5

    (730 ILCS 190/5)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-999)
    Sec. 5. Purpose and definitions.
    (a) Purpose. The General Assembly hereby declares that it is the policy of Illinois to preserve public safety, reduce crime, and make the most effective use of correctional resources. Currently, the Illinois correctional system overwhelmingly incarcerates people whose time in prison does not result in improved behavior and who return to Illinois communities in less than one year. It is therefore the purpose of this Act to create an infrastructure to provide effective resources and services to incarcerated individuals and individuals supervised in the locality; to hold offenders accountable; to successfully rehabilitate offenders to prevent future involvement with the criminal justice system; to measure the overall effectiveness of the criminal justice system in achieving this policy; and to create the Adult Redeploy Illinois program for those who do not fall under the definition of violent offenders.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
        (1) "Assets" are an offender's qualities or
    
resources, such as family and other positive support systems, educational achievement, and employment history, that research has demonstrated will decrease the likelihood that the offender will re-offend and increase the likelihood that the offender will successfully reintegrate into the locality.
        (2) "Case plan" means a consistently updated
    
written proposal that shall follow the offender through all phases of the criminal justice system, that is based on the offender's risks, assets, and needs as identified through the assessment tool described in this Act, and that outlines steps the offender shall take and the programs in which the offender shall participate to maximize the offender's ability to be rehabilitated.
        (3) "Conditions of supervision" include
    
conditions described in Section 5-6-3.1 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
        (4) "Evidence-based practices" means policies,
    
procedures, programs, and practices that have been demonstrated to reduce recidivism among incarcerated individuals and individuals on local supervision.
        (5) "Local supervision" includes supervision in
    
local-based, non-incarceration settings under such conditions and reporting requirements as are imposed by the court or the Prisoner Review Board.
        (6) "Needs" include an offender's criminogenic
    
qualities, skills, and experiences that can be altered in ways that research has demonstrated will minimize the offender's chances of re-offending and maximize the offender's chances of successfully reintegrating into the locality.
        (7) "Risks" include the attributes of an
    
offender that are commonly considered to be those variables, such as age, prior criminal history, history of joblessness, and lack of education that research has demonstrated contribute to an offender's likelihood of re-offending and impact an offender's ability to successfully reintegrate into the locality.
        (8) "Violent offender" means a person convicted
    
of a violent crime as defined in subsection (c) of Section 3 of the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-761, eff. 1-1-10.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-999)
    Sec. 5. Purpose and definitions.
    (a) Purpose. The General Assembly hereby declares that it is the policy of Illinois to preserve public safety, reduce crime, and make the most effective use of correctional resources. Currently, the Illinois correctional system overwhelmingly incarcerates people whose time in prison does not result in improved behavior and who return to Illinois communities in less than one year. It is therefore the purpose of this Act to create an infrastructure to provide effective resources and services to incarcerated individuals and individuals supervised in the locality; to hold offenders accountable; to successfully rehabilitate offenders to prevent future involvement with the criminal justice system; to measure the overall effectiveness of the criminal justice system in achieving this policy; and to create the Adult Redeploy Illinois program.
    (b) Definitions. As used in this Act, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
        (1) "Assets" are an offender's qualities or
    
resources, such as family and other positive support systems, educational achievement, and employment history, that research has demonstrated will decrease the likelihood that the offender will re-offend and increase the likelihood that the offender will successfully reintegrate into the locality.
        (2) "Case plan" means a consistently updated
    
written proposal that shall follow the offender through all phases of the criminal justice system, that is based on the offender's risks, assets, and needs as identified through the assessment tool described in this Act, and that outlines steps the offender shall take and the programs in which the offender shall participate to maximize the offender's ability to be rehabilitated.
        (3) "Conditions of supervision" include
    
conditions described in Section 5-6-3.1 of the Unified Code of Corrections.
        (4) "Evidence-based practices" means policies,
    
procedures, programs, and practices that have been demonstrated to reduce recidivism among incarcerated individuals and individuals on local supervision.
        (5) "Local supervision" includes supervision in
    
local-based, non-incarceration settings under such conditions and reporting requirements as are imposed by the court or the Prisoner Review Board.
        (6) "Needs" include an offender's criminogenic
    
qualities, skills, and experiences that can be altered in ways that research has demonstrated will minimize the offender's chances of re-offending and maximize the offender's chances of successfully reintegrating into the locality.
        (6.5) "Offender" means a person charged with or
    
convicted of a probation-eligible offense.
        (7) "Risks" include the attributes of an
    
offender that are commonly considered to be those variables, such as age, prior criminal history, history of joblessness, and lack of education that research has demonstrated contribute to an offender's likelihood of re-offending and impact an offender's ability to successfully reintegrate into the locality.
        (8) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 100-999, eff. 1-1-19.)