SPRINGFIELD — For each day a person is in jail, they get a $5 credit toward their bail, but a Democratic lawmaker is working to raise the rate to meet inflation.The $5 rate was put into place in 1965 and has not been changed since. Democratic Sen. Elgie R. Sims Jr. of Chicago is sponsoring Senate Bill 1609, which would raise the daily rate to $30.The bill provides that a person incarcerated on an offense which …