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Public Act 098-1085





Public Act 098-1085
HB5889 EnrolledLRB098 15806 JLK 50843 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by adding Section
5-1101.3 as follows:
    (55 ILCS 5/5-1101.3 new)
    Sec. 5-1101.3. Additional fees to finance new judicial
facilities. The Will County Board may by ordinance impose a
judicial facilities fee to be used for the building of new
judicial facilities.
    (a) In setting such fee, the Will County Board, with the
concurrence of the Chief Judge of the applicable judicial
circuit, may impose different rates for the various types or
categories of civil and criminal cases, not to exceed $30. The
fees are to be paid as follows:
        (1) In civil cases, the fee shall be paid by each party
    at the time of filing the first pleading, paper, or other
    appearance; provided that no additional fee shall be
    required if more than one party is represented in a single
    pleading, paper, or other appearance.
        (2) In felony, misdemeanor, local or county ordinance,
    traffic, and conservation cases, the fee shall be assessed
    against the defendant upon the entry of a judgment of
    conviction, an order of supervision, or a sentence of
    probation without entry of judgment pursuant to Section 10
    of the Cannabis Control Act, Section 410 of the Illinois
    Controlled Substances Act, Section 70 of the
    Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act,
    Section 12-4.3 or subdivision (b)(1) of Section 12-3.05 of
    the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012,
    Section 10-102 of the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug
    Dependency Act, or Section 10 of the Steroid Control Act.
        (3) In local or county ordinance, traffic, and
    conservation cases, if fines are paid in full without a
    court appearance, then the fee shall not be imposed or
    (b) The proceeds of all fees enacted under this Section
must be deposited into the county's Judicial Department
Facilities Construction Fund and used for the sole purpose of
funding in whole or in part the costs associated with building
new judicial facilities within the county, which shall be
designed and constructed by the Will County Board with the
concurrence of the Chief Judge of the applicable judicial

Effective Date: 1/1/2015