RONEN, MEYER, POE, WOOD, SANTIAGO, LOPEZ AND MCKEON.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ABUSERS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the State Finance Act, the Criminal Code of 1961, the
Unified Code of Corrections, and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act
of 1986. Requires every person sentenced for a violation of an order
of protection to pay, in addition to other fines, a $20 fine for each
violation of an order of protection. Provides that moneys from the
fine shall be deposited in the Domestic Violence Abuser Treatment Fund
which is created in the State Treasury. Provides that the Department
of Human Services shall administer the Fund and shall make annual
disbursements from the Fund to qualified domestic violence abuse
treatment programs. Effective January 1, 1998.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the Department of Human Services shall set aside
10% of the appropriated funds from the Domestic Violence Abuser
Treatment Fund for program training, development, and assessment and
shall make grants of all remaining funds to qualified domestic
violence abuser treatment programs.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Changes the name of the Domestic Violence Abuser Treatment Fund
to the Domestic Violence Abuser Services Fund. Changes references
from domestic violence abuser treatment programs to domestic violence
abuser services programs.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0241
Last action date: 97-07-28
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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