Comments: IL HB3904 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Administrator level position. Provides that the Chief of Women's Correctional Services shall be appointed by the Director of Corrections. Provides that the Chief of Women's Correctional Services shall have the same authority as the Chief of Operations that oversees all male prison facility operations. Provides that the Women's Correctional Services Division shall: (1) be accountable for management and oversight of the operations of all State women's correctional facilities; (2) be accountable for all Department of Corrections employees working with women under the custody of the Department in State women's correctional facilities; and (3) be accountable for all employees working in the Department of Corrections Parole Division that supervise women on mandatory supervised release and any contractors providing services to women in the custody of the Department or under the supervision of the Department in any capacity.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 46-12)

Status: (Passed) 2017-11-07 - Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino [HB3904 Detail]

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