Bill Text: IL SB0156 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits each committed person in a Department of Corrections institution or facility to access specific and approved job search and career building websites within a specified period before the person's release from the Department of Corrections institution or facility and to access only those job search and career building websites.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-6)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-19 - Sent to the Governor [SB0156 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB0156-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Department of Innovation and Technology Act
5is amended by adding Section 1-46 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 1370/1-46 new)
7 Sec. 1-46. Persons committed to Department of Corrections
8institutions and facilities; access to job and career building
9websites. The Secretary and the Director of Corrections shall
10jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits
11each committed person in a Department of Corrections
12institution or facility to access specific and approved job
13search and career building websites within a specified period
14before the person's release from the Department of Corrections
15institution or facility and to access only those job search and
16career building websites.
17 Section 10. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
18adding Section 3-7-8 as follows:
19 (730 ILCS 5/3-7-8 new)
20 Sec. 3-7-8. Persons committed to Department of Corrections
21institutions and facilities; access to job and career building

SB0156 Enrolled- 2 -LRB101 05551 RLC 50567 b
1websites. The Director and the Secretary of Innovation and
2Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices
3protocol that permits each committed person in a Department of
4Corrections institution or facility to access specific and
5approved job search and career building websites within a
6specified period before the person's release from the
7Department of Corrections institution or facility and to access
8only those job search and career building websites.
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