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Author Topic: New laws passed in Illinois affecting prisoners  (Read 211 times)

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Offline Hotrod

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New laws passed in Illinois affecting prisoners
« on: January 01, 2019, 03:45:49 PM »
Have there been any new laws passed that would affect 85% prisoners?

Offline Meami

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Re: New laws passed in Illinois affecting prisoners
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2019, 10:19:17 PM »
There was a new law passed regarding visiting. Prisoners are allowed up to 7 visits a month. I asked about it every time I’ve visited in December and the COs say they haven’t received the memo.

Offline Martha

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Re: New laws passed in Illinois affecting prisoners
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2019, 07:58:05 AM »
Yes, 7 visits a month and 30 people can be on their visitor list. What were the numbers before?  Who do I write to thank them for this?  Rep. Justin Slaughter?  http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=4741&GAID=14&DocTypeID=HB&LegId=110001&SessionID=91&GA=100

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Re: New laws passed in Illinois affecting prisoners
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2019, 10:12:06 AM »
Check with the COs at the gate house before you reach 7 visits. The last time I asked they said it is still “in Springfield” and a memo will go out when it is enacted.