Bill Status of SR1004 97th General Assembly
Short Description: DOC MISCONDUCT
Sen. John O. Jones
| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Synopsis As Introduced
Authorizes the Senate Appropriations Committees to jointly: (1) review the misconduct and mismanagement in the Illinois Department of Corrections; (2) review the physical condition, the size and composition of the inmate population, and any specific and immediate needs of each correctional facility managed or operated by the State; (3) hold public hearings, take testimony, and request detailed and specific information relating to the inmate population and staff of any individual correctional facility managed or operated by the State, as well as the State's prison system at large; and (4) issue their findings and recommendations in a final report outlining a long-term objective plan for the State's correctional facilities, the populations they hold, and the workforce needed to best protect the citizens of Illinois, by September 1, 2013. Urges the Governor to seek the immediate resignations of the Director, Executive Chief, Deputy Chief of Operations and Southern Illinois Deputy Director, then begin an immediate internal investigation into the negligence and corruption within the Illinois Department of Corrections. Urges the Governor not to close any prison facilities proposed to be closed.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 11/28/2012||Senate||Filed with Secretary|| 11/28/2012||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 1/8/2013||Senate||Session Sine Die|