Replaces the title and everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a pilot program in one or more institutions or facilities of the Department to permit committed persons to remotely visit family members through interactive video conferences. Provides that the Department may enter into agreements with third-party organizations to provide video conference facilities for family members of committed persons. Provides that the Department may determine who is a family member eligible to participate in the program and the conditions in which and times when the video conferences may be conducted. Provides that the Department may conduct such conferences as an alternative to transporting committed persons to facilities and institutions of the Department near the residences of family members of the committed persons. Provides that beginning on October 1, 2010 and through October 1, 2012, the Department shall issue an annual report to the General Assembly regarding the implementation and effectiveness of the pilot program. Effective January 1, 2010.