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SB0643 93rd General Assembly


                                     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.