Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Court Reporters Act. Replaces provisions detailing
the positions the Supreme Court may authorize the chief judge of any
single county circuit to fill in administering each circuit's court
reporters staff and itemizing maximum salaries to be paid for each
position with a provision that the Supreme Court may authorize the
chief judge to appoint an administrator of court reporters and such
other administrative, secretarial, and support staff as may be
necessary. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Restores provisions authorizing the chief judge of any single
county circuit to fill certain positions but retains change allowing
judge to appoint such other administrative, secretarial and support
staff as may be necessary, rather than appoint secretarial and other
support staff to assist the Administrator.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
405 ILCS 5/3-816 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-816
405 ILCS 5/3-818 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-818
405 ILCS 5/4-613 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-613
405 ILCS 5/4-615 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-615
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
Provides that indigent respondents are entitled to free transcripts of
proceedings under the Code. Provides that payment for the transcripts
shall be made from funds appropriated by the General Assembly to the
Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. Changes the provisions
to include both genders.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AMS 1 & 2
SB 1602 fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE, H-AMS 1 & 2
The bill fails to preempt home rule authority.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AMS 1 & 2 (Admin. Office of Ill. Courts)
Amendments to the Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities
Code will cost $20,000 annually. Costs from the Court Reporters
Act amendments cannot be determined.
JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AMS 1 & 2
No decrease or increase in the need for the number of judges.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Makes a technical correction. Corrects a reference made in House
Amendment No. 1 to the engrossed version of the bill from line 11 to
line 12 of page one.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 3 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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