(720 ILCS 5/32-4d)
Payment of jurors by parties prohibited.
(a) After a verdict has been rendered in a civil or criminal case, a person
a plaintiff or defendant in the case may not knowingly offer or pay an award or other fee
to a juror
who was a member of the jury that rendered the verdict in the case.
(b) After a verdict has been rendered in a civil or criminal case, a member
jury that rendered the verdict may not knowingly accept an award or fee from the
defendant in that case.
(c) Sentence. A violation of this Section is a Class A misdemeanor.
(d) This Section does not apply to the payment of a fee or award to a
person who was a juror for purposes unrelated to the jury's verdict or to the
(Source: P.A. 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13.)