SRS093 00039 JGF 00039 b
1 AN ACT regarding appropriations.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The sum of $1,000,000, or so much thereof as
5 may be necessary, is appropriated from the General Revenue
6 Fund to the Illinois Supreme Court for a grant to the
7 Illinois Association of Court Appointed Special Advocates
8 (Illinois CASA). Expenditures from this grant will be used
9 to support the functions of Illinois CASA and its various
10 programs throughout the State of Illinois, which include
11 training, technical assistance and support for local
12 programs. The purpose of this grant is to ensure that abused
13 and neglected children in the juvenile court system have a
14 Illinois CASA volunteer to advocate for their best interests.
15 Section 10. Effective date. This Act takes effect on
16 July 1, 2003.