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Reimbursements for the Offender Initiative Program and Second Chance Probation

December
2014
Illinois Law Update
Page 572
The General Assembly added a section to the Unified Code of Corrections that governs appropriations for the Offender Initiative Program and Second Chance Probation.

Modifications made to definition of “eligible offender” in the Unified Code of Corrections. PA 097-1113

June
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 284
Illinois lawmakers have amended the Unified Code of Corrections by modifying the definition of "eligible offender" as it relates to a judge's discretion in granting "relief from forfeitures and disabilities automatically imposed by law." 730 ILCS 5/5-5.5-5.

State law enforcement must notify the Department of Corrections regarding orders of protection against inmates or parolees. PA 097-0904

March
2013
Illinois Law Update
Page 124
Illinois lawmakers have amended the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, (725 ILCS 5/112A-22), the Stalking No Contact Order Act, (740 ILCS 21/115), the Civil No Contact Order Act, (740 ILCS 22/218), and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 (750 ILCS 60/222) to include new mandatory notification procedures.

Act provides assistance to the families and children of incarcerated parents. PA 096-0068

October
2009
Illinois Law Update
Page 496
The Department of Human Services Act has been amended to require state agencies to provide the families and children of incarcerated parents with information about how to obtain social services. 

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