2005 Illinois 730 ILCS 5/      Unified Code of Corrections. Article 3 - Presentence Procedure


      (730 ILCS 5/Ch. V Art. 3 heading)
ARTICLE 3. PRESENTENCE PROCEDURE

    (730 ILCS 5/5‑3‑1) (from Ch. 38, par. 1005‑3‑1)
    Sec. 5‑3‑1. Presentence Investigation. A defendant shall not be sentenced for a felony before a written presentence report of investigation is presented to and considered by the court.
    However, other than for felony sex offenders being considered for probation, the court need not order a presentence report of investigation where both parties agree to the imposition of a specific sentence, provided there is a finding made for the record as to the defendant's history of delinquency or criminality, including any previous sentence to a term of probation, periodic imprisonment, conditional discharge, or imprisonment.
    The court may order a presentence investigation of any defendant.
(Source: P.A. 93‑616, eff. 1‑1‑04; 93‑970, eff. 8‑20‑04.)

    (730 ILCS 5/5‑3‑2) (from Ch. 38, par. 1005‑3‑2)
    Sec. 5‑3‑2. Presentence Report.
    (a) In felony cases, the presentence report shall set forth:
        (1) the defendant's history of delinquency or
    
criminality, physical and mental history and condition, family situation and background, economic status, education, occupation and personal habits;
        (2) information about special resources within the
    
community which might be available to assist the defendant's rehabilitation, including treatment centers, residential facilities, vocational training services, correctional manpower programs, employment opportunities, special educational programs, alcohol and drug abuse programming, psychiatric and marriage counseling, and other programs and facilities which could aid the defendant's successful reintegration into society;
        (3) the effect the offense committed has had upon the
    
victim or victims thereof, and any compensatory benefit that various sentencing alternatives would confer on such victim or victims;
        (4) information concerning the defendant's status
    
since arrest, including his record if released on his own recognizance, or the defendant's achievement record if released on a conditional pre‑trial supervision program;
        (5) when appropriate, a plan, based upon the
    
personal, economic and social adjustment needs of the defendant, utilizing public and private community resources as an alternative to institutional sentencing;
        (6) any other matters that the investigatory officer
    
deems relevant or the court directs to be included; and
        (7) information concerning defendant's eligibility
    
for a sentence to a county impact incarceration program under Section 5‑8‑1.2 of this Code.
    (b) The investigation shall include a physical and mental examination of the defendant when so ordered by the court. If the court determines that such an examination should be made, it shall issue an order that the defendant submit to examination at such time and place as designated by the court and that such examination be conducted by a physician, psychologist or psychiatrist designated by the court. Such an examination may be conducted in a court clinic if so ordered by the court. The cost of such examination shall be paid by the county in which the trial is held.
    (b‑5) In cases involving felony sex offenses in which the offender is being considered for probation or any felony offense that is sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act in which the offender is being considered for probation, the investigation shall include a sex offender evaluation by an evaluator approved by the Board and conducted in conformance with the standards developed under the Sex Offender Management Board Act.
    (c) In misdemeanor, business offense or petty offense cases, except as specified in subsection (d) of this Section, when a presentence report has been ordered by the court, such presentence report shall contain information on the defendant's history of delinquency or criminality and shall further contain only those matters listed in any of paragraphs (1) through (6) of subsection (a) or in subsection (b) of this Section as are specified by the court in its order for the report.
    (d) In cases under Section 12‑15 and Section 12‑30 of the Criminal Code of 1961, as amended, the presentence report shall set forth information about alcohol, drug abuse, psychiatric, and marriage counseling or other treatment programs and facilities, information on the defendant's history of delinquency or criminality, and shall contain those additional matters listed in any of paragraphs (1) through (6) of subsection (a) or in subsection (b) of this Section as are specified by the court.
    (e) Nothing in this Section shall cause the defendant to be held without bail or to have his bail revoked for the purpose of preparing the presentence report or making an examination.
(Source: P.A. 93‑616, eff. 1‑1‑04; 93‑970, eff. 8‑20‑04.)

    (730 ILCS 5/5‑3‑3) (from Ch. 38, par. 1005‑3‑3)
    Sec. 5‑3‑3. Presentence Commitment for Study.
    (a) In felony cases where the court is of the opinion that imprisonment may be appropriate but desires more information as a basis for determining the sentence than has been or may be provided by a presentence report under Section 5‑3‑1, the court may commit for a period not exceeding 60 days a convicted person to the custody of the court clinic or the Department of Corrections if the Department has certified to the court that it can examine such persons under this Section.
    (b) The Department or court clinic shall conduct a study of the person and shall, pursuant to the court's request, inquire into such matters as his previous delinquency or criminal experience, his social background, his capabilities and his mental, emotional and physical health and the rehabilitative resources of programs adaptable to his needs and any other matters that the court directs.
    (c) At the expiration of the commitment or the sooner completion of the ordered studies, the person shall be returned to the court for sentencing with a written report of the results of the study. The report shall be filed of record under Section 5‑3‑4.
    (d) The time for which the defendant was committed for study shall be credited against any sentence imposed.
(Source: P. A. 77‑2097.)

    (730 ILCS 5/5‑3‑4) (from Ch. 38, par. 1005‑3‑4)
    Sec. 5‑3‑4. Disclosure of Reports.
    (a) Any report made pursuant to this Article or Section 5‑705 of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 shall be filed of record with the court in a sealed envelope.
    (b) Presentence reports shall be open for inspection only as follows:
        (1) to the sentencing court;
        (2) to the state's attorney and the defendant's
    
attorney at least 3 days prior to the imposition of sentence, unless such 3 day requirement is waived;
        (3) to an appellate court in which the conviction or
    
sentence is subject to review;
        (4) to any department, agency or institution to
    
which the defendant is committed;
        (5) to any probation department of whom courtesy
    
probation is requested;
        (6) to any probation department assigned by a court
    
of lawful jurisdiction to conduct a presentence report;
        (7) to any other person only as ordered by the
    
court; and
        (8) to any mental health professional on behalf of
    
the Illinois Department of Corrections or the Department of Human Services or to a prosecutor who is evaluating or investigating a potential or actual petition brought under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act relating to a person who is the subject of a presentence report or the respondent to a petition brought under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act who is the subject of the presentence report sought. Any records and any information obtained from those records under this paragraph (8) may be used only in sexually violent persons commitment proceedings.
    (c) Presentence reports shall be filed of record with the court within 60 days of a verdict or finding of guilty for any offense involving an illegal sexual act perpetrated upon a victim, including but not limited to offenses for violations of Article 12 of the Criminal Code of 1961, or any offense determined by the court or the probation department to be sexually motivated, as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act.
    (d) A complaint, information or indictment shall not be quashed or dismissed nor shall any person in custody for an offense be discharged from custody because of noncompliance with subsection (c) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 92‑415, eff. 8‑17‑01; 93‑970, eff. 8‑20‑04.)

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