Illinois Statutes Chapter 730. Corrections §-4.5-55.CLASS A MISDEMEANORS;  SENTENCE

<Text of section effective July 1, 2019. See, also, text of section 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-55, effective until July 1, 2019.>

§ 5-4.5-55.  CLASS A MISDEMEANORS;  SENTENCE. For a Class A misdemeanor:

(a) TERM. The sentence of imprisonment shall be a determinate sentence of less than one year.

(b) PERIODIC IMPRISONMENT. A sentence of periodic imprisonment shall be for a definite term of less than one year, except as otherwise provided in Section 5-5-3 or 5-7-1 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3 or 5/5-7-1 ).

(c) IMPACT INCARCERATION. See Section 5-8-1.2 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-8-1.2 ) concerning eligibility for the county impact incarceration program.

(d) PROBATION;  CONDITIONAL DISCHARGE. Except as provided in Section 5-5-3 or 5-6-2 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3 or 5/5-6-2 ), the period of probation or conditional discharge shall not exceed 2 years.  The court shall specify the conditions of probation or conditional discharge as set forth in Section 5-6-3 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-6-3 ).

(e) FINE. Unless otherwise specified by law, the minimum fine is $75. A fine not to exceed $2,500 for each offense or the amount specified in the offense, whichever is greater, may be imposed.  A fine may be imposed in addition to a sentence of conditional discharge, probation, periodic imprisonment, or imprisonment.  See Article 9 of Chapter V (730 ILCS 5/Ch.  V, Art. 9) for imposition of additional amounts and determination of amounts and payment.  If the court finds that the fine would impose an undue burden on the victim, the court may reduce or waive the fine.

(f) RESTITUTION. See Section 5-5-6 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-5-6 ) concerning restitution.

(g) CONCURRENT OR CONSECUTIVE SENTENCE. The sentence shall be concurrent or consecutive as provided in Section 5-8-4 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-8-4 ).

(h) DRUG COURT. See Section 20 of the Drug Court Treatment Act ( 730 ILCS 166/20 ) concerning eligibility for a drug court program.

(i) CREDIT FOR HOME DETENTION. See Section 5-4.5-100 (730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-100) concerning credit for time spent in home detention prior to judgment.

(j) GOOD BEHAVIOR ALLOWANCE. See the County Jail Good Behavior Allowance Act (730 ILCS 130/) for rules and regulations for good behavior allowance.

(k) ELECTRONIC MONITORING AND HOME DETENTION. See Section 5-8A-3 ( 730 ILCS 5/5-8A-3 ) concerning eligibility for electronic monitoring and home detention.

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