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740 ILCS 45/7.1
(740 ILCS 45/7.1)
(from Ch. 70, par. 77.1)
(a) The application shall set out:
(1) the name and address of the victim;
(2) if the victim is deceased, the name and address
of the applicant and his or her relationship to the victim, the names and addresses of other persons dependent on the victim for their support and the extent to which each is so dependent, and other persons who may be entitled to compensation for a pecuniary loss;
(3) the date and nature of the crime on which the
application for compensation is based;
(4) the date and place where and the law enforcement
officials to whom notification of the crime was given;
(5) the nature and extent of the injuries sustained
by the victim, and the names and addresses of those giving medical and hospitalization treatment to the victim;
(6) the pecuniary loss to the applicant and to such
other persons as are specified under item (2) resulting from the injury or death;
(7) the amount of benefits, payments, or awards, if
(a) the Workers' Compensation Act,
(b) the Dram Shop Act,
(c) any claim, demand, or cause of action based
upon the crime-related injury or death,
(d) the Federal Medicare program,
(e) the State Public Aid program,
(f) Social Security Administration burial
(g) Veterans administration burial benefits,
(h) life, health, accident, vehicle, towing, or
(i) the Criminal Victims' Escrow Account Act,
(j) the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency
(k) restitution, or
(l) any other source;
(8) releases authorizing the surrender to the Court
of Claims or Attorney General of reports, documents and other information relating to the matters specified under this Act and rules promulgated in accordance with the Act;
(9) such other information as the Court of Claims or
the Attorney General reasonably requires.
(b) The Attorney General may require that materials substantiating
the facts stated in the application be submitted with that application.
(c) An applicant, on his or her own motion, may file an amended application
or additional substantiating materials to correct inadvertent errors or
omissions at any time before the original application has been disposed
of by the Court of Claims or the Attorney General. In either case, the filing of additional
information or of an amended application shall be considered for the
purpose of this Act to have been filed at the same time as the original
For claims submitted on or after January 1, 2022, an amended application or additional substantiating materials to correct inadvertent errors or omissions may be filed at any time before the original application is disposed of by the Attorney General or the Court of Claims.
(d) Determinations submitted by the Attorney General to the Court of Claims shall be available to the Court of Claims for review. The Attorney General shall provide the sources and evidence relied upon as a basis for a compensation determination.
(e) The changes made to this Section by this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly apply to actions commenced or pending on or after January 1, 2022.
(Source: P.A. 101-652, eff. 7-1-21; 102-27, eff. 6-25-21; 102-905, eff. 1-1-23