(730 ILCS 5/5-4-3.1)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1005-4-3.1)
Sentencing Hearing for Sex Offenses.
(a) Except for good cause shown by written motion, any person adjudged
guilty of any offense involving an illegal sexual act perpetrated upon a
victim, including but not limited to offenses for violations of Article 12
of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, or any offense determined by the court or the probation department to be sexually motivated, as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act, shall be sentenced within 65 days of a
verdict or finding of guilt for the offense.
(b) The court shall set the sentencing date at the time the verdict or
finding of guilt is entered by the court.
(c) Any motion for continuance shall be in writing and supported by
affidavit and in compliance with Section 114-4 of the Code of Criminal
Procedure of 1963, and the victim shall be notified of the date and time of
hearing and shall be provided an opportunity to address the court on the
impact the continuance may have on the victim's well-being.
(d) A complaint, information or indictment shall not be quashed or
dismissed, nor shall any person in custody for an offense be discharged
from custody because of non-compliance with this Section.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)