|Public Act 097-0522
|LRB097 07015 RLC 47108 b
AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
changing Section 3-3-5 as follows:
(730 ILCS 5/3-3-5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1003-3-5)
Hearing and Determination.
(a) The Prisoner
Review Board shall meet as often as need
requires to consider
the cases of persons eligible for parole.
Except as otherwise
provided in paragraph (2) of subsection (a)
of Section 3-3-2
of this Act, the Prisoner Review Board may
order its actions in panels of 3 or more members. The
of a majority of the panel shall be the action of the
In consideration of persons committed to the Department
of Juvenile Justice,
the panel shall have at least a majority
of members experienced
in juvenile matters.
(b) If the person under consideration for parole is in the
custody of the Department, at least one member of the Board
shall interview him, and a report of that interview shall be
available for the Board's consideration. However, in the
discretion of the Board, the interview need not be conducted
a psychiatric examination determines that the person could
meaningfully contribute to the Board's consideration. The