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 Bill Status of SB2953  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CORONER FEES-INQUEST & WAIVER

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Muñoz - John Connor

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/28/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/4-7001from Ch. 34, par. 4-7001


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that fees for a coroner's or medical examiner's permit to cremate a human body is $100 (rather than $50). Provides that fees for a certified copy of a transcript of sworn testimony of a coroner's inquest made by written request declaring the request is for research or genealogy purposes is $15.00 for the entire transcript. Provides that a request shall be deemed a proper request for purpose of research or genealogy if the requested inquest occurred not less than 20 years prior to the date of the written request and that the transcript shall be stamped with the words "FOR GENEALOGY OR RESEARCH PURPOSES ONLY". Provides that a coroner may waive, at his or her discretion, fees under the Section (currently, only the cremation permit fee) if the coroner determines that the person is indigent and unable to pay the permit fee or under other special circumstances as determined by the coroner.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/28/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  10/28/2021SenateFirst Reading
  10/28/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/20/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor

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