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(725 ILCS 110/) Arrest and Conviction of Out of State Murderers Act.

725 ILCS 110/0.01

    (725 ILCS 110/0.01) (from Ch. 60, par. 50)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Arrest and Conviction of Out of State Murderers Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

725 ILCS 110/1

    (725 ILCS 110/1) (from Ch. 60, par. 51)
    Sec. 1. Whenever any citizen of this state, or any minor child residing with its parents or guardian in this state, shall heretofore have been, or shall hereafter be, by fraudulent pretenses, enticed or kidnapped and taken out of this state into any other state, and by such enticer or kidnapper or his confederates murdered, and the relatives or parents or guardian of such person, shall have pursued or shall pursue such criminal and procured his arrest and conviction of such crime under the laws of such other state, the reasonable expense incurred in procuring such arrest and conviction in such other state, shall be paid out of the treasury of this state as follows:
    Any person making claim under the provision of this act shall file a statement of the claim with the several items thereof with the State Comptroller, which claim shall be verified by the oath of the claimant and by record or other satisfactory proof of the conviction of the criminal, and by such other proof as the nature of the case will admit, and such claim and the proofs shall be considered by the governor, Comptroller and attorney general, who shall examine said claim and proof and may require other proof if they judge necessary; and upon being satisfied that said claim or any of the items thereof was incurred in the prosecution of such criminal in such other state, and was a just and reasonable expense for that purpose, they shall allow the same for such an amount as they judge just and reasonable, and shall so certify to the Comptroller, who shall thereupon draw his warrant in favor of the claimant on the treasurer for the amount so allowed: Provided, no more than $3,500 shall be allowed in any one case.
(Source: P.A. 78-592.)