|Public Act 094-0946
||LRB094 17024 RLC 52305 b
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
adding Section 3-14-4.5 as follows:
(730 ILCS 5/3-14-4.5 new)
Private half-way houses.
(a) As used in this Section, "half-way house" means a
facility primarily designed for the residence of persons on
parole or mandatory supervised release from the Department of
Corrections, other than one operated by the Department of
(b) Any person or entity who intends to establish a
half-way house on or after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly shall comply with
all applicable local ordinances and permitting requirements.
(c) Not more than 48 hours after the placement of a person
in such a half-way house, the half-way house shall give written
notice to the State's Attorney and the sheriff of the county
and the proper law enforcement agency of the municipality in
which the half-way house is located of the identity of the
person placed in that program. The identifying information
shall include, but not be limited to, the name of the
individual, age, physical description, photograph, and the
crime for which the person was originally sentenced to the
Department of Corrections. The notice shall be given in all
cases, and may be provided via facsimile at such telephone
number as the receiving State's Attorney, sheriff, or law
enforcement agency may direct.
(d) Failure to comply with the notification requirements of
subsection (c) is a petty offense for which a $1,000 fine shall
be imposed for each offense.