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90_HB3279enr 725 ILCS 240/4 from Ch. 70, par. 504 Amends the Violent Crime Victims Assistance Act. Provides that the Violent Crimes Advisory Commission shall include, as additional members, an administrator and a student at a public institution of higher education. Effective immediately. LRB9011151WHmg HB3279 Enrolled LRB9011151WHmg 1 AN ACT to amend the Violent Crime Victims Assistance Act 2 by changing Section 4. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Violent Crime Victims Assistance Act is 6 amended by changing Section 4 as follows: 7 (725 ILCS 240/4) (from Ch. 70, par. 504) 8 Sec. 4. Advisory Commission created. There is created a 9 Violent Crimes Advisory Commission, hereinafter called the 10 Advisory Commission, consisting of 16
14members: the 11 Attorney General, or his or her designee who shall serve as 12 Chairperson; the Director of Children and Family Services; 2 13 members of the House of Representatives, 1 to be appointed by 14 the Speaker of the House and 1 to be appointed by the 15 Minority Leader of the House; 2 members of the Senate, 1 to 16 be appointed by the President of the Senate and 1 to be 17 appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; and the 18 following to be appointed by the Attorney General: 1 police 19 officer; 1 State's Attorney from a county in Illinois; 1 20 health services professional possessing experience and 21 expertise in dealing with the victims of violent crime; one 22 person who is employed as an administrator at a public or 23 private institution of higher education; one person who is 24 enrolled as a student at a public or private institution of 25 higher education; and 5 members of the public, one of whom 26 shall be a senior citizen age 60 or over, possessing 27 experience and expertise in dealing with victims of violent 28 crime, including experience with victims of domestic and 29 sexual violence. The members of the Advisory Commission 30 shall be appointed biennially for terms expiring on July 1 of 31 each succeeding odd-numbered year and shall serve until their HB3279 Enrolled -2- LRB9011151WHmg 1 respective successors are appointed or until termination of 2 their legislative service, whichever first occurs. The 3 members of the Commission shall receive no compensation for 4 their services but shall be reimbursed for necessary expenses 5 incurred in the performance of their duties. Vacancies 6 occurring because of death or resignation shall be filled by 7 the appointing authority for the group in which the vacancy 8 occurs. 9 Eight members of the Advisory Commission shall constitute 10 a quorum for the transaction of business, and the concurrence 11 of at least 8 members shall be necessary to render a 12 determination, decision or recommendation by the Advisory 13 Committee. In addition to the Attorney General, who shall 14 serve as Chairperson, the Advisory Commission may select such 15 other officers as it deems necessary. 16 (Source: P.A. 85-1193.) 17 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 18 becoming law.
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