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HB 1115 - Eliminates Electronic Monitoring for People Who Have Completed Their State Prison Sentences - Illinois Key Vote

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Title: Eliminates Electronic Monitoring for People Who Have Completed Their State Prison Sentences

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill to eliminate the use of electronic monitoring for people who have completed their state prison sentences.

Highlights:

  • Repeals previous condition of law that says applications for electronic monitoring or home detention can include individuals who are on parole and mandatory supervised release (Sec. 5). 

  • Authorizes applications for electronic monitoring or home detention to include parole or mandatory supervised release, but only for individuals who (Sec. 5):

    • Are subject to mandatory electronic monitoring; 

    • Were convicted for an offense before January 1, 2007 that would have otherwise qualified the accused as a sexual predator under the Sex Offender Registration Act, but only if expressly ordered by the Prisoner Review Board;

    • Were convicted for an offense committed before August 11, 2009 of criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assualt, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual abuse, aggravated criminal sexual abuse, or ritualized abuse of a child when the victim was under 18 years of age at the time the offense took place and the defendant used force or the threat of force in the commission of the offense, but only if expressly ordered by the Prisoner Review Board; or

    • Are ordered to be placed on electronic monitoring as part of a graduated sanctions program when all other less restrictive alternative sanctions have been exhausted.

  • Specifies that individuals placed on electronic monitoring as part of a graduated sanctions program will be electronically monitored for no more than 60 days (Sec. 5). 

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