Bill Status of HB6631 99th General Assembly
Short Description: NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY ACT
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Chad Hays - Emanuel Chris Welch - Camille Y. Lilly, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Arthur Turner, Al Riley, Thaddeus Jones and Sonya M. Harper
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall conduct strategic planning and provide technical assistance to implement comprehensive trauma recovery services for violent crime victims in underserved communities with high-levels of violent crime, with the goal of providing a safe, community-based, culturally competent environment in which to access services necessary to facilitate recovery from the effects of chronic and repeat exposure to trauma. Provides that services may include, but are not limited to, behavioral health treatment, financial recovery, family support and relocation assistance, and support in navigating the legal system. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Changes sentence credit for good conduct in specific instances to earned sentence credit for good conduct in specific instances as the Director of Corrections deems proper. Provides that the program credit is not available to sex offenders. Deletes provisions that an offender may not receive probation, periodic imprisonment, or conditional discharge for certain drug offenses, or for Class 2 felony offenses that are not sex offenses or deadly weapon offenses if the offender has received a sentence for a Class 2 felony and has previously been convicted of a Class 2 or greater felony.