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90_HB1290eng 20 ILCS 2620/7 from Ch. 127, par. 55j Amends the Narcotic Control Division Abolition Act. Provides that accounts maintained for the purchase of controlled substances and cannabis for evidence shall be subject to review by audits of the Auditor General. Effective immediately. LRB9004758MWpc HB1290 Engrossed LRB9004758MWpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Narcotic Control Division Abolition 2 Act by changing Section 7. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Narcotic Control Division Abolition Act 6 is amended by changing Section 7 as follows: 7 (20 ILCS 2620/7) (from Ch. 127, par. 55j) 8 Sec. 7. (a) The Director and the inspectors appointed by 9 him, when authorized by the Director, may expend such sums as 10 the Director deems necessary in the purchase of controlled 11 substances and cannabis for evidence and in the employment of 12 persons to obtain evidence. 13 Such sums to be expended shall be advanced to the officer 14 who is to make such purchase or employment from funds 15 appropriated or made available by law for the support or use 16 of the Department on vouchers therefor signed by the 17 Director. The Director and such officers are authorized to 18 maintain one or more commercial checking accounts with any 19 State banking corporation or corporations organized under or 20 subject to the Illinois Banking Act for the deposit and 21 withdrawal of moneys to be used for the purchase of evidence 22 and for the employment of persons to obtain evidence; 23 provided that no check may be written on nor any withdrawal 24 made from any such account except on the written signatures 25 of 2 persons designated by the Director to write such checks 26 and make such withdrawals. All accounts maintained under 27 this subsection are subject to review by audits of the 28 Auditor General. 29 (b) The Director is authorized to maintain one or more 30 commercial bank accounts with any State banking corporation 31 or corporations organized under or subject to the Illinois HB1290 Engrossed -2- LRB9004758MWpc 1 Banking Act, as now or hereafter amended, for the deposit or 2 withdrawal of moneys forfeited to the Department, including 3 the proceeds of the sale of forfeited property, as provided 4 in Section 2 of the State Officers and Employees Money 5 Disposition Act, as now or hereafter amended, and all moneys 6 being held as evidence by the Department, pending final court 7 disposition; provided that no check may be written on or any 8 withdrawal made from any such account except on the written 9 signatures of 2 persons designated by the Director to write 10 such checks and make such withdrawals. All accounts 11 maintained under this subsection are subject to review by 12 audits of the Auditor General. 13 (Source: P.A. 85-1291.) 14 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 15 becoming law.
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