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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Alternative Sentencing Job Training Act is
5amended by changing Sections 1, 5, 10, and 15 as follows:
6    (730 ILCS 170/1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-1)
7    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
8Neighborhood Restoration and Alternative Sentencing Job
9Training Act.
10(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
11    (730 ILCS 170/5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-5)
12    Sec. 5. Finding. The Legislature finds that throughout the
13State there are areas in which overcrowding in county jails
14exist as well as similar problems in the State correctional
15facilities, at the same time, many communities have a problem
16with deteriorating housing that with adequate repair and
17restoration could be used as housing for the homeless, mentally
18ill, and low income families as transitional accommodations.
19(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
20    (730 ILCS 170/10)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-10)
21    Sec. 10. Authority. The Department of Corrections or county



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1sheriffs may enter into joint contracts with county, units of
2local government and non-profit housing development
3corporations to develop job training programs to rehabilitate
4houses. These rehabilitated houses may be used as transitional
5housing for homeless, mentally ill, and low income citizens in
6areas where there exists severe housing shortages or
7deterioration of housing in a community.
8(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
9    (730 ILCS 170/15)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-15)
10    Sec. 15. Administrative rules; violent crime offenders
11ineligible. The Director of the Department of Corrections and
12the Director of Labor shall develop by rule the criteria for
13selection of the participants of the program in conjunction
14with and approval by the sentencing court. A county sheriff may
15authorize persons serving county impact incarceration
16supervised release periods and persons participating in county
17jail based outpatient or custodial treatment programs to
18participate in a job training program to rehabilitate houses.
19Violent crime offenders are not eligible to participate in the
21(Source: P.A. 87-648.)