(725 ILCS 185/10) (from Ch. 38, par. 310)
Sec. 10. The chief judge and director of the pretrial services agency shall continuously assess the benefits of agency intervention before or after the first appearance of accused persons. In determining the best allocation of available resources, consideration shall be given to current release practices of first appearance judges in misdemeanor and lesser felony cases; the logistics of pre-first appearance intervention where decentralized detention facilities are utilized; the availability of verification resources for pre-first appearance intervention; and the ultimate goal of prompt and informed determinations of pretrial release conditions.
(Source: P.A. 84-1449.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015