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SB 1609 - Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit - Illinois Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

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Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes that incarcerated persons on bailable offenses receive a credit.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes that before sentencing, any credit for time served that decreases the amount that needs to be paid by the defendant will be subtracted from the fine ordered by the court (Sec. 3). 

  • Establishes that a defendant who does not or cannot pay their bail and has a fine imposed through the conviction of their offense will be given a credit of $30 for each day they are incarcerated upon the application of the defendant (Sec. 5). 

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that authorizes that incarcerated persons on bailable offenses receive a credit.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes that before sentencing, any credit for time served that decreases the amount that needs to be paid by the defendant will be subtracted from the fine ordered by the court (Sec. 3). 

  • Establishes that a defendant who does not or cannot pay their bail and has a fine imposed through the conviction of their offense will be given a credit of $30 for each day they are incarcerated upon the application of the defendant (Sec. 5). 

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

Title: Authorizes Incarcerated Persons on Bailable Offenses to Receive a Credit

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