Extradition of persons imprisoned or awaiting trial in another state or who have left the demanding state under compulsion.
     When it is desired to have returned to this State a person charged in this State with a crime, and such person is imprisoned or is held under criminal proceedings then pending against him in another state, the Governor of this State may agree with the Executive Authority of such other state for the extradition of such person before the conclusion of such proceedings or his term of sentence in such other state, upon condition that such person be returned to such other state at the expense of this State as soon as the prosecution in this State is terminated.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 225/5

  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.

     The Governor of this State may also surrender on demand of the Executive Authority of any other state any person in this State who is charged in the manner provided in Section 23 of this Act with having violated the laws of the state whose Executive Authority is making the demand, even though such person left the demanding state involuntarily.
     Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, any person incarcerated in any federal facility may be released to the custody of the duly accredited officers or designees of those officers of a foreign state if:
         (1) the person has violated the terms of his or her
probation, post-release supervision, or parole or has an unexpired sentence in the foreign state;
        (2) the foreign state has personal jurisdiction over
that person; and
        (3) the foreign state has issued a valid warrant for
the apprehension of that person or has issued a commitment order to serve a sentence in a state or local correctional facility. For that purpose no formalities shall be required other than establishing the authority of the officer and the identity of the person to be apprehended. All legal requirements to obtain extradition of fugitives from justice are expressly waived by the State of Illinois as to those persons.