Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Illinois Compiled Statutes

Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Updating the database of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) is an ongoing process. Recent laws may not yet be included in the ILCS database, but they are found on this site as Public Acts soon after they become law. For information concerning the relationship between statutes and Public Acts, refer to the Guide.

Because the statute database is maintained primarily for legislative drafting purposes, statutory changes are sometimes included in the statute database before they take effect. If the source note at the end of a Section of the statutes includes a Public Act that has not yet taken effect, the version of the law that is currently in effect may have already been removed from the database and you should refer to that Public Act to see the changes made to the current law.

(705 ILCS 80/) Child Witness Trauma Reduction Act.

705 ILCS 80/0.01

    (705 ILCS 80/0.01) (from Ch. 37, par. 800)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Child Witness Trauma Reduction Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

705 ILCS 80/1

    (705 ILCS 80/1) (from Ch. 37, par. 801)
    Sec. 1. The Illinois Supreme Court is hereby authorized to establish programs to educate Illinois circuit and associate circuit judges on the techniques and methods of reducing or eliminating the trauma of testifying at trial for children who are witnesses or victims in criminal sexual offense cases. The cost of conducting such programs shall be paid from funds appropriated for that purpose.
(Source: P.A. 84-1426.)