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Full Text of HB5889  98th General Assembly


Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.

Filed: 3/19/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5889 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
55-1101.3 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/5-1101.3 new)
7    Sec. 5-1101.3. Additional fees to finance new judicial
8facilities. The Will County Board may by ordinance impose a
9judicial facilities fee to be used for the building of new
10judicial facilities.
11    (a) In setting such fee, the Will County Board, with the
12concurrence of the Chief Judge of the applicable judicial
13circuit, may impose different rates for the various types or
14categories of civil and criminal cases, not to exceed $30. The
15fees are to be paid as follows:
16        (1) In civil cases, the fee shall be paid by each party



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1    at the time of filing the first pleading, paper, or other
2    appearance; provided that no additional fee shall be
3    required if more than one party is represented in a single
4    pleading, paper, or other appearance.
5        (2) In felony, misdemeanor, local or county ordinance,
6    traffic, and conservation cases, the fee shall be assessed
7    against the defendant upon the entry of a judgment of
8    conviction, an order of supervision, or a sentence of
9    probation without entry of judgment pursuant to Section 10
10    of the Cannabis Control Act, Section 410 of the Illinois
11    Controlled Substances Act, Section 70 of the
12    Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act,
13    Section 12-4.3 or subdivision (b)(1) of Section 12-3.05 of
14    the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012,
15    Section 10-102 of the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug
16    Dependency Act, or Section 10 of the Steroid Control Act.
17        (3) In local or county ordinance, traffic, and
18    conservation cases, if fines are paid in full without a
19    court appearance, then the fee shall not be imposed or
20    collected.
21    (b) The proceeds of all fees enacted under this Section
22must be deposited into the county's Judicial Department
23Facilities Construction Fund and used for the sole purpose of
24funding in whole or in part the costs associated with building
25new judicial facilities within the county, which shall be
26designed and constructed by the Will County Board with the



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1concurrence of the Chief Judge of the applicable judicial