Bill Text: IL HB3779 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Creates the For-Profit Community Corrections Prohibition Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the Act, the State shall not contract with a for-profit prison company for community correctional supervision of persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to allow privatization prohibited by the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to prohibit the renewal of a contract with a for-profit prison company for community correctional supervision of persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice that was in effect immediately preceding the effective date of the Act. Defines "community correctional supervision" and "for-profit prison company".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-07 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez [HB3779 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3779-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB3779

Introduced , by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
New Act

Creates the For-Profit Community Corrections Prohibition Act. Provides that on or after the effective date of the Act, the State shall not contract with a for-profit prison company for community correctional supervision of persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to allow privatization prohibited by the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to prohibit the renewal of a contract with a for-profit prison company for community correctional supervision of persons in the custody of the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice that was in effect immediately preceding the effective date of the Act. Defines "community correctional supervision" and "for-profit prison company".
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A BILL FOR

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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 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5For-Profit Community Corrections Prohibition Act.
6 Section 5. Purpose. The purpose of this Act is to provide
7effective community-based supervision and rehabilitative
8services to persons under the supervision of the Parole
9Division of the Department of Corrections or the Aftercare
10Division of the Department of Juvenile Justice.
11 Section 10. Definitions. As used in this Act:
12 "Community correctional supervision" includes surveillance
13of parolees and persons released on mandatory supervised
14release in the community and rehabilitative re-entry services
15for persons under the supervision of the Parole Division of the
16Department of Corrections or the Aftercare Division of the
17Department of Juvenile Justice, including residential,
18employment, educational, substance and alcohol abuse, and
19mental health programming.
20 "For-profit prison company" means a for-profit corporation
21or business entity not organized or operating as a
22not-for-profit entity that owns, manages, or operates

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1correctional facilities or community correctional supervision
2services.
3 Section 15. Certain contracts prohibited. On or after the
4effective date of this Act, the State shall not contract with a
5for-profit prison company for community correctional
6supervision of persons in the custody of the Department of
7Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice. Nothing in
8this Act shall be construed to allow privatization prohibited
9by the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. Nothing in
10this Act shall be construed to prohibit the renewal of a
11contract with a for-profit prison company for community
12correctional supervision of persons in the custody of the
13Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice
14that was in effect immediately preceding the effective date of
15this Act.
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