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(30 ILCS 245/) Payments for Governmental Services Act.

30 ILCS 245/0.01

    (30 ILCS 245/0.01) (from Ch. 102, par. 36)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Payments for Governmental Services Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

30 ILCS 245/1

    (30 ILCS 245/1) (from Ch. 102, par. 37)
    Sec. 1. As used in this Act:
    (a) "Public official" means any person who occupies any office, position or employment in the government of the State of Illinois or any county, municipality or political subdivision thereof, or any school district, or special district, or any authority, commission, board, or any branch or agency of public service. The term includes persons either elected or appointed.
    (b) "Instrument" means any item for the payment of money and includes, but is not limited to, drafts, checks, certificates of deposit, notes, and money orders.
(Source: P.A. 77-1860.)

30 ILCS 245/2

    (30 ILCS 245/2) (from Ch. 102, par. 38)
    Sec. 2. No public official shall specify, or suggest in any manner, that an instrument to be tendered in payment for governmental services, fees, or taxes should be made payable to a named person.
(Source: P.A. 78-442.)