(730 ILCS 5/3-18-10)
    Sec. 3-18-10. Establishment of program.
    (a) A county with the approval of the county board or a municipality that maintains a jail or house of corrections with the approval of the corporate authorities may establish a program for reentry of offenders into the community who have been committed to the Department for commission of a felony. Any program shall be approved by the Director prior to placement of inmates in a program.
    (b) If a county or municipality establishes a program under this Section, the sheriff in the case of a county or the police chief in the case of a municipality shall:
        (1) Determine whether offenders who are referred by
the Director of Corrections under Section 3-18-15 should be assigned to participate in a program.
        (2) Supervise offenders participating in the program
during their participation in the program.
    (c) A county or municipality shall be liable for the well being and actions of inmates in its custody while in a program and shall indemnify the Department for any loss incurred by the Department caused while an inmate is in a program.
    (d) An offender may not be assigned to participate in a program unless the Director of Corrections, in consultation with the Prisoner Review Board, grants prior approval of the assignment under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 94-383, eff. 1-1-06; 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)