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Illinois State Prison phone rates and kickbacks

Illinois ranks 40th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.

Kickbacks paid

$12,946,806.00 paid in 2016.

Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 76%

Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state $3.63 $3.63 $3.63
Local $3.63 $3.63 $3.63

Detailed rates

Collect Prepaid Debit
Same state 3.35 + 0.02/min 3.35 + 0.02/min 3.35 + 0.02/min
Local 3.35 + 0.02/min 3.35 + 0.02/min 3.35 + 0.02/min

Phone service providers

Notes

As of July 7, 2016 the rates listed above reflect an initial higher rate for the first minute and a lower per minute rate for each additional minute of the call.

Data current as of 2016-2017

Historical Data for Illinois


Primary source documents

State DOC Rates

State DOC Contracts

State DOC Commission Data

County Rates

County Contracts

Court Rulings