Bill Status of HB1901 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COOK COUNTY STATE'S ATTORNEY
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State's Attorney Division of the Counties Code. Provides that, beginning on December 1, 2024, the Office of the State's Attorney of Cook County will include 5 elected Deputy State's Attorneys and one elected, at large, State's Attorney. Provides that each Deputy State's Attorney will represent a district, consisting of 3 Cook County judicial subcircuit districts, and have all powers and duties of the State's Attorney within that district, except that the State's Attorney will retain powers relating to: (i) the defense of Cook County; (ii) internal operations; (iii) performing the duties of a vacant office of a Deputy State's Attorney; and (iv) arbitration of disputes between Deputy State's Attorneys and approval of shared operations between the two or more jurisdictions. Contains other provisions about the election of Deputy State's Attorneys and vacancies in the office of a Deputy State's Attorney. Limits home rule powers. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes.