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Public Act 101-0612


 

Public Act 0612 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 101-0612
 
HB0392 EnrolledLRB101 03021 RJF 48029 b

    AN ACT concerning 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 changing Section
4-11001.5 as follows:
 
    (55 ILCS 5/4-11001.5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2019)
    Sec. 4-11001.5. Lake County Children's Advocacy Center
Pilot Program.
    (a) The Lake County Children's Advocacy Center Pilot
Program is established. Under the Pilot Program, any grand
juror or petit juror in Lake County may elect to have his or
her juror fees earned under Section 4-11001 of this Code to be
donated to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center, a
division of the Lake County State's Attorney's office.
    (b) On or before January 1, 2017, the Lake County board
shall adopt, by ordinance or resolution, rules and policies
governing and effectuating the ability of jurors to donate
their juror fees to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center
beginning January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2018. At a
minimum, the rules and policies must provide:
        (1) for a form that a juror may fill out to elect to
    donate his or her juror fees. The form must contain a
    statement, in at least 14-point bold type, that donation of
    juror fees is optional;
        (2) that all monies donated by jurors shall be
    transferred by the county to the Lake County Children's
    Advocacy Center at the same time a juror is paid under
    Section 4-11001 of this Code who did not elect to donate
    his or her juror fees; and
        (3) that all juror fees donated under this Section
    shall be used exclusively for the operation of Lake County
    Children's Advocacy Center.
    The Lake County board shall adopt an ordinance or
resolution reestablishing the rules and policies previously
adopted under this subsection allowing a juror to donate his or
her juror fees to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center
through December 31, 2021.
    (c) The following information shall be reported to the
General Assembly and the Governor by the Lake County board
after each calendar year of the Pilot Program on or before
March 31, 2018, and March 31, 2019, July 1, 2020, and July 1,
2021:
        (1) the number of grand and petit jurors who earned
    fees under Section 4-11001 of this Code during the previous
    calendar year;
        (2) the number of grand and petit jurors who donated
    fees under this Section during the previous calendar year;
        (3) the amount of donated fees under this Section
    during the previous calendar year;
        (4) how the monies donated in the previous calendar
    year were used by the Lake County Children's Advocacy
    Center; and
        (5) how much cost there was incurred by Lake County and
    the Lake County State's Attorney's office in the previous
    calendar year in implementing the Pilot Program.
    (d) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2022 December
31, 2019.
(Source: P.A. 99-583, eff. 7-15-16; 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 12/20/2019