(225 ILCS 411/25-75)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2021)
Cemetery Relief Fund.
(a) A special income-earning fund is hereby created in the State treasury, known as the Cemetery Relief Fund.
(b) Beginning on July 1, 2011, and occurring on an annual basis every year thereafter, three percent of the moneys in the Cemetery Oversight Licensing and Disciplinary Fund shall be transferred into the Cemetery Relief Fund.
(c) All monies transferred into the fund together with all accumulated undistributed income thereon shall be held as a special fund in the State treasury. The fund shall be used solely for the purpose of providing grants to units of local government and not-for-profit organizations, including, but not limited to, not-for-profit cemetery authorities, to clean up cemeteries that have been abandoned, neglected, or are otherwise in need of additional care.
(d) The grant program shall be administered by the Department.
(e) In the event there is a structural surplus in the Cemetery Oversight Licensing and Disciplinary Fund, the Department may expend moneys out of the Cemetery Oversight Licensing and Disciplinary Fund for the purposes described in subsection (c) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-863, eff. 3-1-10; 97-679, eff. 2-6-12; 97-1130, eff. 8-28-12.)