Public Act 098-1061
HB4113 EnrolledLRB098 15668 RLC 50699 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Alternative Sentencing Job Training Act is
amended by changing Sections 1, 5, 10, and 15 as follows:
    (730 ILCS 170/1)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
Neighborhood Restoration and Alternative Sentencing Job
Training Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
    (730 ILCS 170/5)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-5)
    Sec. 5. Finding. The Legislature finds that throughout the
State there are areas in which overcrowding in county jails
exist as well as similar problems in the State correctional
facilities, at the same time, many communities have a problem
with deteriorating housing that with adequate repair and
restoration could be used as housing for the homeless, mentally
ill, and low income families as transitional accommodations.
(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
    (730 ILCS 170/10)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-10)
    Sec. 10. Authority. The Department of Corrections or county
sheriffs may enter into joint contracts with county, units of
local government and non-profit housing development
corporations to develop job training programs to rehabilitate
houses. These rehabilitated houses may be used as transitional
housing for homeless, mentally ill, and low income citizens in
areas where there exists severe housing shortages or
deterioration of housing in a community.
(Source: P.A. 87-648.)
    (730 ILCS 170/15)  (from Ch. 38, par. 1541-15)
    Sec. 15. Administrative rules; violent crime offenders
ineligible. The Director of the Department of Corrections and
the Director of Labor shall develop by rule the criteria for
selection of the participants of the program in conjunction
with and approval by the sentencing court. A county sheriff may
authorize persons serving county impact incarceration
supervised release periods and persons participating in county
jail based outpatient or custodial treatment programs to
participate in a job training program to rehabilitate houses.
Violent crime offenders are not eligible to participate in the
(Source: P.A. 87-648.)