IL HB5801 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on June 11 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-11-10 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a person serving a term of imprisonment in a Department of Corrections institution or facility is eligible for Earned Discretionary Release and a parole hearing if he or she has served the greater of: (1) a term of imprisonment of at least 20 years; (2) 25% of his or her sentence; or (3) the minimum term of imprisonment for the most serious offense for which the person was convicted. Provides that a person serving a term of natural life imprisonment is eligible for Earned Discretionary Release and a parole hearing after serving a term of imprisonment of at least 20 years. Provides that each committed person eligible for Earned Discretionary Release on the effective date of the amendatory Act shall receive a risk assessment within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Deletes language providing that no person serving a term of natural life imprisonment may be paroled or released except through executive clemency. Contains a severability provision.

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Title

CD CORR-EARNED DISCRET RELEASE

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-11-10HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2020-11-10HouseFirst Reading
2020-06-11HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
73053-3-3Amended CodeCitation Text
73053-3-3.1New CodeSee Bill Text
73053-5-1Amended CodeCitation Text

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Bill Comments

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