Felony Sentencing

Felony Sentencing

This table shows the current possible legal sentencing for degrees of class felonies
OffenseSentence rangeExtended TermFineMSRProbation or Conditional Discharge
First Degree Murder6-30 yrs.
730 ILCS 5/5-8-1
for Natural Life or Death
30-60 yrs. Up to $25,0003 yrs. Not Available
Habitual CrimeDefined, See 720 ILCS 5/33 B-1For Natural Life, see 730 ILCS 5/5-5-3(c)(7); 730 ILCS 5/5-8-1(a)(2)here3 yrs.
Class X 6-30 yrs. 30-60 yrs. Up to $25,0003 yrs.Not Available
Class 14-15 yrs.15-30 yrs. Up to $25,0002 yrs.Up to 4 yrs.
Class 23-7 yrs.7-14 yrs. Up to $25,0002 yrs.Up to 4 yrs.
Class 3 2-5 yrs.5-10 yrs. Up to $25,0001 yr.Up to 30 months
Class 41-3 yrs.3-6 yrs. Up to $25,0001 yr.Up to 30 months
Attempt FelonySentence for next lower Class,See720 ILCS 5/8-4

For Extended-Term Sentencing, click here.

MSR stands for Mandatory Supervised Release Term, click here.

For Natural Life provisions, click here.

For Death provisions, click here.

Click on and see TRUTH IN SENTENCING OFFENSES  where, since 1998, inmates must serve more than 50% of the sentence imposed.