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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
53-6019 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/3-6019)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-6019)
7    Sec. 3-6019. Duties of sheriff; office quarters and hours.
8Sheriffs shall serve and execute, within their respective
9counties, and return all warrants, process, orders and
10judgments of every description that may be legally directed or
11delivered to them. A sheriff of a county with a population of
12less than 1,000,000 may employ civilian personnel to serve
13process in civil matters. If an arrest warrant upon complaint
14under Section 107-9 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963,
15or a warrant of arrest due to failure to appear under Section
16107-12 of the Code, originated from a law enforcement agency
17other than the county sheriff's office, then the county sheriff
18of a county with a population of more than 600,000 may require
19that law enforcement agency to store and maintain the warrant.
20That law enforcement agency is responsible for entering the
21warrant into the Illinois Law Enforcement Agencies Data System
22(LEADS) and the National Crime Information Center Database
23(NCIC). The county sheriff may require the originating law



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1enforcement agency to arrange for transportation of the wanted
2person to the county jail. Originating agencies may contract
3with the county sheriff or another law enforcement agency to
4store, maintain, and provide transportation of the wanted
5person to the county jail. Any law enforcement agency or
6regional dispatch center may act as holder of the warrant for
7an originating agency that has no telecommunications
9    Each sheriff shall keep and maintain his or her office at
10the county seat of the county for which he or she is the
11sheriff, and shall in counties having a population of less than
12500,000 keep his or her office open and attend to the duties
13thereof from 8 o'clock in the forenoon to 5 o'clock in the
14afternoon of each working day, excepting such days and half
15days as, under any law, are or may be legal holidays, or half
16holidays. The hours of opening and closing of the office of the
17sheriff may be changed and otherwise fixed and determined by
18the county board of such county. Such action taken by the
19county board shall be by an appropriate resolution passed at a
20regular meeting.
21(Source: P.A. 86-962; 86-1028.)
22    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
23becoming law.