(720 ILCS 570/411.4)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2019)
Reimbursement of unit of government for
(a) As used in this Section, "emergency response" means the act of collecting evidence from or securing a site where controlled substances were manufactured, or where by-products from the manufacture of controlled substances are present, and cleaning up the site, whether these actions are performed by public entities or private contractors paid by public entities.
(b) Every person convicted of violating Section 401,
407, or 407.2 of this Act whose violation proximately caused
any incident resulting in an appropriate emergency response
shall be liable for the expense of an emergency response and shall be assessed a fine of $750,
payable to the circuit clerk, who shall distribute the money
to the law enforcement agency that made the
arrest. If the person has been
previously convicted of violating Section 401, 407, or
407.2 of this Act, the fine shall be $1,000, and the circuit
clerk shall distribute the money to the law enforcement agency that
made the arrest. In the event that more than one
agency is responsible for the arrest, the amount payable to law
enforcement agencies shall be shared equally. Any moneys
received by a law enforcement agency under this Section shall
be used for law enforcement expenses.
Any moneys collected for the Illinois State Police shall be deposited into the Traffic and
Criminal Conviction Surcharge Fund.
(Source: P.A. 97-434, eff. 1-1-12. Repealed by P.A. 100-987, eff. 7-1-19.)