(20 ILCS 4005/7)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1307)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2025)
The Council shall have the following powers, duties and
(a) To apply for, solicit, receive, establish
priorities for, allocate, disburse, contract for, and spend funds that are made available to the Council from any source to effectuate the purposes of this Act.
(b) To make grants and to provide financial support
for federal and State agencies, units of local government, corporations, and neighborhood, community and business organizations to effectuate the purposes of this Act, to deter and investigate recyclable metal theft, and to law enforcement agencies to assist in the prosecution of recyclable metal theft.
(c) To assess the scope of the problem of motor
vehicle theft, including particular areas of the State where the problem is greatest and to conduct impact analyses of State and local criminal justice policies, programs, plans and methods for combating the problem.
(d) To develop and sponsor the implementation of
statewide plans and strategies to combat motor vehicle theft and to improve the administration of the motor vehicle theft laws and provide an effective forum for identification of critical problems associated with motor vehicle theft.
(e) To coordinate the development, adoption and
implementation of plans and strategies relating to interagency or intergovernmental cooperation with respect to motor vehicle theft law enforcement.
(f) To adopt rules or regulations necessary to ensure
that appropriate agencies, units of government, private organizations and combinations thereof are included in the development and implementation of strategies or plans adopted pursuant to this Act and to adopt rules or regulations as may otherwise be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Act.
(g) To report annually, on or before January 1, 2019
to the Governor, General Assembly, and, upon request, to members of the general public on the Council's activities in the preceding year.
(h) To exercise any other powers that are reasonable,
necessary or convenient to fulfill its responsibilities, to carry out and to effectuate the objectives and purposes of the Council and the provisions of this Act, and to comply with the requirements of applicable federal or State laws, rules, or regulations; provided, however, that these powers shall not include the power to subpoena or arrest.
(i) To provide funding to the Secretary for the
creation, implementation, and maintenance of an electronic motor vehicle liability insurance policy verification program.
(Source: P.A. 100-373, eff. 1-1-18