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Illinois Sentencing Serving 85%

 jail-979240-sChicago – Many client and their families want to know if they will have to serve 85% of their sentence to the Illinois Department of Corrections.  Here is the rule from 730 ILCS 5/3-6-3

 

A prisoner serving a sentence for:

attempt to commit terrorism

attempt to commit first degree murder

solicitation of murder

solicitation of murder for hire

intentional homicide of an unborn child

predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

aggravated criminal sexual assault

criminal sexual assault

aggravated kidnapping

aggravated battery with a firearm as described in Section 12-4.2 or subdivision (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), or (e)(4) of Section 12-3.05

heinous battery as described in Section 12-4.1 or subdivision (a)(2) of Section 12-3.05

armed habitual criminal

aggravated battery of a senior citizen as described in Section 12-4.6 or subdivision (a)(4) of Section 12-3.0

aggravated battery of a child as described in Section 12-4.3 or subdivision (b)(1) of Section 12-3.05

shall receive no more than 4.5 days of sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment;

A prisoner serving a sentence for:

Home invasion

armed robbery

aggravated vehicular hijacking

aggravated discharge of a firearm

armed violence with a category I weapon or category II weapon, when the court has made and entered a finding, pursuant to subsection (c-1) of Section 5-4-1 of this Code, that the conduct leading to conviction for the enumerated offense resulted in great bodily harm to a victim

shall receive no more than 4.5 days of sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment;

        A prisoner serving a sentence for:
aggravated discharge of a firearm, whether or not the conduct leading to conviction for the offense resulted in great bodily harm to the victim

shall receive no more than 4.5 days of sentence credit for each month of his or her sentence of imprisonment

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