Offenses mandated to serve a minimum term of imprisonment 

It is important that each applicant work with legal counsel and local State's Attorneys to ensure that the population selected as Redeploy eligible is statutorily eligible for alternatives to incarceration. The information provided here is only meant to be informational, and is not exhaustive or definitive. Each applicant's eligible population will be determined in conjunction with the Adult Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board.

730 ILCS 5/5-5-3 – Dispositions (Unified Code of Corrections)

The following offenses are not eligible for probation and defendant must be sentenced to not less than the minimum term of imprisonment set forth in the Unified Code of Corrections.

  1. First degree murder where death penalty not imposed
  2. Attempted first degree murder
  3. Class X felony
  4. Controlled substance trafficking
  5. Controlled substance trafficking with intent to deliver to youth under 18 years of age
  6. Class 3 controlled substance delivery, manufacturing, or possession with intent to deliver controlled substance or look-a-like substance to someone under 18 years of age
  7. Manufacture, deliver, or possess with intent to manufacture or deliver 5 or more grams of heroin, fentanyl, or cocaine or analog thereof
  8. Cannabis trafficking
  9. Calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy
  10. Class 2 or greater felony if previously convicted of Class 2 or greater felony within 10 years
  11. Sells, manufactures, carries, or possesses weapons (unlawful use of weapons)
  12. Unlawful use of a weapon by a felon or person custody of the Department of Corrections
  13. Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon
  14. Residential burglary
  15. Criminal sexual assault
  16. Aggravated battery of a senior citizen
  17. A forcible felony if the offense was related to the activities of an organized gang
  18. Vehicular hijacking
  19. A second or subsequent conviction for hate crime (underlying offense felony aggravated assault or felony mob action)
  20. A second or subsequent conviction for institutional vandalism (property damage must exceed $300).
  21. Class 3 felony violation of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act
  22. Compelling organization membership of persons
  23. Child pornography and aggravated child pornography or pornography involving a person with severe or profound mental illness
  24. Residential arson
  25. Place of worship arson
  26. Gunrunning (sale of three or more guns)
  27. Second or subsequent violation of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection act
  28. A second or subsequent violation of driving with a suspended or revoked license (due to a conviction for reckless homicide)
  29. Second or subsequent violation of child pornography statutes.
  30. Unlawful purchase of a firearm.
  31. Disarming a peace officer or correctional officer
  32. A conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member when the firearm was loaded or contained firearm ammunition.
  33. Fourth and subsequent convictions of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) as outlined in 625 ILCS 5/11-501
  34. Class 1 and 2 aggravated DUI offenses