(720 ILCS 5/32-4b)
(from Ch. 38, par. 32-4b)
Bribery for excuse from jury duty.
(a) A jury commissioner or any other person acting on behalf of
a jury commissioner commits bribery for excuse from jury duty, when he or she knowingly requests, solicits, suggests, or accepts financial
compensation or any other form of consideration in exchange for a promise
to excuse or for excusing any person from jury duty.
(b) Sentence. Bribery for excuse from jury duty is a Class 3 felony. In addition to any other penalty provided by law, a jury commissioner
convicted under this Section shall forfeit the performance bond required by
Section 1 of "An Act in relation to jury commissioners and authorizing
judges to appoint such commissioners and to make rules concerning their
powers and duties", approved June 15, 1887, as amended, and shall be
excluded from further service as a jury commissioner.
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)