(730 ILCS 167/15)
    Sec. 15. Authorization. The Chief Judge of each judicial circuit shall establish a Veterans and Servicemembers Court program including a format under which it operates under this Act. The Veterans and Servicemembers Court may, at the discretion of the Chief Judge, be a separate court or a program of a problem-solving court, including but not limited to a drug court or mental health court. At the discretion of the Chief Judge, the Veterans and Servicemembers Court program may be operated in one or more counties in the Circuit, and allow veteran and servicemember defendants from all counties within the Circuit to participate.
(Source: P.A. 99-807, eff. 1-1-18; 100-88, eff. 1-1-18.)