(730 ILCS 5/3-6-5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1003-6-5)
Crimes Committed by Persons Confined by the Department.
When any person is charged with committing an offense while confined by
the Department, cognizance thereof shall be taken by the circuit court of
the county wherein such crime was committed. Such court shall adjudicate
and sentence the person charged with such crime in the same manner and
subject to the same rules and limitations as are now established by law in
relation to other persons charged with crime. The expense of prosecution
shall be paid by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 77-2097.)