House Bill 3653

Pritzker signs criminal justice reform bill

February 22, 2021 - 21:01

On Monday, Feb. 22, Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation that transforms Illinois’ criminal justice system. The new law ends a pretrial detention system that advocates say benefits the wealthy, expands training and wellness programs for law enforcement, modernizes sentencing laws and prioritizes treatment and rehabilitation for low-level drug crimes.

House Bill 3653 includes these provisions:

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