Bill Status of HB5211 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COUNTY IMPACT INCARCERATION
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 1/10/2023||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in a county with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, the Sheriff may establish a county impact incarceration program without the approval of the County Board of Commissioners. Provides that a person charged with a felony may be admitted into the program. Permits certain violent offenders to participate in the program. Excludes persons convicted of escape or aiding escape from eligibility for the program. Provides that the county impact incarceration program may (rather than shall) include, among other matters, vocational training, education, counseling, substance abuse counseling, life skills training, mandatory physical training and labor, military formation and drills, regimented activities, and uniformity of dress and appearance. Provides that the mandatory term of monitored release a person shall serve may be reduced by the accumulation of good time or pre-trial detention, up to 120 days. Provides that offenders who are charged with eligible offenses may be ordered to the custodial period of the county impact incarceration program. Provides that if the offender is convicted of the eligible offense, the court may sentence the offender to the remaining days required to complete a total participation period of 120 to 180 days and the mandatory term of monitored release.