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730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.8

    (730 ILCS 5/5-6-3.8)
    Sec. 5-6-3.8. Eligibility for programs restricted by felony background. Any conviction entered prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly for:
        (1) felony possession of a controlled substance, or
possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance, in a total amount equal to or less than the amounts listed in subsection (a-5) of Section 402 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act; or
        (2) felony possession of methamphetamine, or
possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, in an amount less than 3 grams; or any adjudication of delinquency under the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 for acts that would have constituted those felonies if committed by an adult, shall be treated as a Class A misdemeanor for the purposes of evaluating a defendant's eligibility for programs of qualified probation, impact incarceration, or any other diversion, deflection, probation, or other program for which felony background or delinquency background is a factor in determining eligibility.".
(Source: P.A. 101-652, eff. 7-1-21.)