(725 ILCS 5/110-9)
(from Ch. 38, par. 110-9)
Taking of bail by peace officer.
When bail has been set by a judicial officer for a particular offense or
offender any sheriff or other peace officer may take bail in accordance
with the provisions of Section 110-7 or 110-8 of this Code and release
the offender to appear in accordance with the conditions of the bail bond,
the Notice to Appear or the Summons. The officer shall give a receipt to
the offender for the bail so taken and within a reasonable time deposit
such bail with the clerk of the court having jurisdiction of the offense. A sheriff or other peace officer taking bail in accordance with the provisions of Section 110-7 or 110-8 of this Code shall accept payments made in the form of currency, and may accept other forms of payment as the sheriff shall by rule authorize. For purposes of this Section, "currency" has the meaning provided in subsection (a) of Section 3 of the Currency Reporting Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-618, eff. 1-1-17