Resentencing Task Force

Board and Commission Details

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 Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Cassidy, Rep. Kelly 08/19/2021 Speaker of the House State Representative
Bailey, Sen. Darren 12/21/2021 Senate Minority Leader State Senator
Peters, Sen. Robert 01/08/2025 09/22/2021 Senate President State Senator
Spain, Rep. Ryan 07/28/2021 House Minority Leader State Representative
Foxx, Hon. Kimberly 09/29/2021 Statewide Agency representing State's Attorneys Member
Main, Scott 07/30/2021 Office of State Appellate Defender Member
Daniels, Lisa 08/23/2021 Organization that advocates for victims' rights Member
Cates, Jobi 08/05/2021 Organization that advocates for sentencing reform Member
Delaney, Yaacov 09/17/2021 Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council Member
Ingram, Cheryl 02/25/2022 Governor Retired Judge, Member
Sawyer, Stephen 02/25/2022 Governor Retired Judge, Member
Salone, Marcus 02/25/2022 Governor Retired Judge, Member
Davis III, Mitchell 10/08/2021 Association representing law enforcement Member
Mahadev, Shobha 08/06/2021 Private Criminal Defense Bar Member
VACANT Public Defender's Association Member
Hughes, Latoya 08/09/2021 Department of Corrections Member
Berlin, Hon. Robert 09/29/2021 Statewide Agency representing State's Attorneys Member