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(730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.15)
Sex offender fines.
(a) There shall be added to
every penalty imposed in sentencing for a sex offense as defined in Section 2 of the Sex Offender Registration Act an
additional fine in the amount of $500 to be imposed upon a plea of guilty,
stipulation of facts or finding of guilty resulting in a judgment of
conviction or order of supervision.
(b) Such additional amount shall be assessed by the court imposing sentence
and shall be collected by the circuit clerk in addition to the fine, if
any, and costs in the case. Each such additional penalty shall be remitted
by the circuit clerk within one month after receipt to the State Treasurer
for deposit into the Sex Offender Investigation Fund. The
circuit clerk shall retain 10% of such penalty for deposit into the Circuit Court Clerk Operation and Administrative Fund created by the Clerk of the Circuit Court to cover the costs incurred
in administering and enforcing this Section. Such additional penalty shall
not be considered a part of the fine for purposes of any reduction in the
fine for time served either before or after sentencing.
(c) Not later than March 1 of each year the clerk of the circuit court shall
submit to the State Comptroller a report of the amount of funds remitted by
him or her to the State Treasurer under this Section during the preceding calendar
year. Except as otherwise provided by Supreme Court Rules, if a court in
sentencing an offender levies a gross amount for fine, costs, fees and
penalties, the amount of the additional penalty provided for herein shall
be collected from the amount remaining after deducting from the gross
amount levied all fees of the circuit clerk, the State's Attorney, and the
sheriff. After deducting from the gross amount levied the fees and
additional penalty provided for herein, less any other additional penalties
provided by law, the clerk shall remit $100 of each $500 additional fine imposed under this Section to the State's Attorney of the county which prosecuted the case or the local law enforcement agency that investigated the case leading to the defendant's judgment of conviction or order of supervision and after such remission the net balance remaining to the
entity authorized by law to receive the fine imposed in the case. For
purposes of this Section "fees of the circuit clerk" shall include, if
applicable, the fee provided for under Section 27.3a of the Clerks of
Courts Act and the fee, if applicable, payable to the county in which the
violation occurred under Section 5-1101 of the Counties Code.
(d) Subject to appropriation, moneys in the Sex Offender Investigation Fund shall be used by the Department of State Police to investigate alleged sex offenses and to make grants to local law enforcement agencies to investigate alleged sex offenses as such grants are awarded by the Director of State Police under rules established by the Director of State Police.
(Source: P.A. 95-600, eff. 6-1-08; 95-876, eff. 8-21-08.)