2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 25 - LEGISLATURE
25 ILCS 70/ - Correctional Budget and Impact Note Act.

(25 ILCS 70/1) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.81)
Sec. 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Correctional Budget and Impact Note Act.
(Source: P.A. 83-1031.)


(25 ILCS 70/2) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.82)
Sec. 2. Budget impact note required.
(a) Every bill which creates a new criminal offense for which a sentence to the Department of Corrections may be imposed; or which enhances any class or category of offense to a higher grade or penalty for which a sentence to the Department of Corrections is authorized; or which requires a mandatory commitment to the Department of Corrections, shall have prepared for it prior to second reading in the house of introduction a brief explanatory statement or note which shall include a reliable estimate of the probable impact of such bill upon the overall resident population of the Department of Corrections and the probable impact which such bill will have upon the Department's annual budget.
(b) Every bill that (i) creates a new criminal offense for which a commitment to a juvenile detention facility, sentence of probation, intermediate sanctions, or community service may be imposed or (ii) enhances any class or category of offense to any grade or penalty for which adjudication, commitment, or disposition by a circuit court to the custody of a Probation and Court Services Department may result shall have prepared for it prior to second reading in the house of introduction a brief explanatory statement or note that shall include a reliable estimate of the probable impact of the bill upon the overall probation caseload Statewide and the probable impact the bill will have on staffing needs and upon the annual budgets of the Illinois Supreme Court and the counties of this State.
(Source: P.A. 89-198, eff. 7-21-95.)


(25 ILCS 70/3) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.83)
Sec. 3. Upon the request of the sponsor of any bill described in subsection (a) of Section 2, the Director of the Department of Corrections, or any person within the Department whom the Director may designate, shall prepare a written statement setting forth the information specified in subsection (a) of Section 2. Upon the request of the sponsor of any bill described in subsection (b) of Section 2, the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, or any person the Director may designate, shall prepare a written statement setting forth the information specified in subsection (b) of Section 2.
The statement prepared by the Director of Corrections or Director of Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, as the case may be, shall be designated a Correctional Budget and Impact Note and shall be furnished to the sponsor within 10 calendar days thereafter, except that whenever, because of the complexity of the bill, additional time is required for the preparation of the note, the Department of Corrections or Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts may so notify the sponsor and request an extension of time not to exceed 5 additional days within which such note is to be furnished. Such extension shall not extend beyond May 15 following the date of the request.
(Source: P.A. 92-16, eff. 6-28-01.)


(25 ILCS 70/4) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.84)
Sec. 4. Whenever the sponsor of any measure is of the opinion that no Correctional Budget and Impact Note is necessary, any member of either house may thereafter request that a note be obtained, and in such case the matter shall be decided by a majority vote of those present and voting in the house of which he is a member.
(Source: P.A. 83-1031.)


(25 ILCS 70/5) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.85)
Sec. 5. The note shall be factual in nature, as brief and concise as may be, and shall provide as reliable an estimate, in terms of population and dollar impact, as is possible under the circumstances. The note shall include both the immediate effect, and if determinable or reasonably foreseeable, the long-range effect of the measure.
If, after careful investigation, it is determined that no population or dollar estimate is possible, the note shall contain a statement to that effect, setting forth the reasons why no such estimate can be given. A brief summary or work sheet of computations used in arriving at the Budget and Impact Note figures shall be supplied.
(Source: P.A. 90-655, eff. 7-30-98.)


(25 ILCS 70/6) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.86)
Sec. 6. No comment or opinion shall be included in the note with regard to the merits of the measure for which the note is prepared; however technical or mechanical defects may be noted.
The work sheet shall include, insofar as practicable, a breakdown of the costs upon which the note is based. Such breakdown shall include, but need not be limited to, costs of personnel, room and board, and capital outlay. The note shall also include such other information as is required by the rules and regulations which may be promulgated by each house of the General Assembly with respect to the preparation of such notes.
The note shall be prepared in quintuplicate and the original of both the note and the work sheet shall be signed by the Director of the Department of Corrections or such person as the Director may designate or by the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, or any person the Director may designate.
(Source: P.A. 89-198, eff. 7-21-95.)


(25 ILCS 70/7) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.87)
Sec. 7. The fact that a Correctional Budget and Impact Note is prepared for any bill shall not preclude or restrict the appearance before any committee of the General Assembly, of any official or authorized employee of any State board, commission, department, agency or other entity who desires to be heard in support of or in opposition to the measure.
(Source: P.A. 83-1031.)


(25 ILCS 70/8) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.88)
Sec. 8. Whenever any measure is amended on the floor of either house in such manner as to bring it within the description of bills set forth in Section 2 above, a majority of such house may propose that no action shall be taken upon the amendment until the sponsor of the amendment presents to the members a statement of the budget and population impact of his amendment, as required by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 83-1031.)


(25 ILCS 70/9) (from Ch. 63, par. 42.89)
Sec. 9. The subject matter of bills submitted to the Director of the Department of Corrections or the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts shall be kept in strict confidence and no information relating thereto or relating to the budget or impact thereof shall be divulged by an official or employee of the Department or the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, except to the bill's sponsor or his designee, prior to the bill's introduction in the General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 92-16, eff. 6-28-01.)


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