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Title:Resentencing Task Force
Contact Name:Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
Function:The task force shall study innovative ways to reduce the prison population in Illinois from initiations of resentencing motions filed by incarcerated individuals, State's Attorneys, the Illinois Department of Corrections and the judicial branch.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition:A member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House; a member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Minority Leader of the House; a member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; a member of the Senate appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; a member appointed by a statewide agency that represents State's Attorneys and is elected to a county of under one million people or his or her designee; a member appointed by a statewide agency that represents State's Attorneys; a member appointed by the Office of the State Appellate Defender; a member appointed by an organization that advocates for victims' rights; a member appointed by an organization that advocates for sentencing reform; a member appointed by the Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council; 3 retired judges appointed by the Governor, each from a different judicial circuit or judicial district; a member of law enforcement appointed by an association representing law enforcement; a member representing the private criminal defense bar; a member appointed by the Public Defender's Association; and a member appointed by the Department of Corrections.
Chair:Appointed by the Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council
Authority:20 ILCS 4100/10

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Cassidy, Kelly8/19/2021Speaker of the HouseState Representative
Cates, Jobi8/5/2021Organization that advocates for sentencing reformMember
Hughes, LatoyaDepartment of CorrectionsMember
Mahadev, Shobha8/6/2021Private Criminal Defense BarMember
Main, Scott7/30/2021Office of State Appellate DefenderMember
Singh, AditiOrganization that advocates for victims' rightsMember
Spain, Ryan7/28/2021House Minority LeaderState Representative
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderState Senator
VACANTSenate PresidentState Senator
VACANTStatewide Agency representing State's AttorneysMember
VACANTIllinois Sentencing Policy Advisory CouncilMember
VACANTGovernorRetired Judge, Member
VACANTGovernorRetired Judge, Member
VACANTGovernorRetired Judge, Member
VACANTAssociation representing law enforcementMember
VACANTPublic Defender's AssociationMember
VACANTStatewide Agency representing State's AttorneysMember