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Public Act 91-0522
SB359 Enrolled LRB9103363JSpc
AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
by adding Section 56.3.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 56.3 as follows:
(20 ILCS 1405/56.3 new)
Sec. 56.3. Insurance Fraud Task Force.
(a) The Insurance Fraud Task Force is hereby established
and shall consist of the following:
(1) The Director of Insurance or his or her
(2) The Director of State Police or his or her
(3) The Attorney General or his or her designee.
(4) Nine representatives appointed by the Governor
by September 1, 1999 as follows:
(A) One representative of a county sheriff's
(B) One representative of a United States
criminal investigative department or agency.
(C) One representative of a prosecuting
authority of a city, a village, an incorporated
town, a county, or this State.
(D) Two insurance consumers.
(E) Four persons at the discretion of the
(5) Seven representatives of insurers appointed by
the Director of Insurance by September 1, 1999,
representing large, medium, and small property, casualty,
disability, life, and health insurers in this State, and
one representative of a health maintenance organization
appointed by the Director of Insurance by September 1,
(b) The Insurance Fraud Task Force shall do all of the
(1) Investigate the issue of organized insurance
fraud and methods to combat organized insurance fraud.
(2) Examine ways to unite the resources of the
insurance industry with the appropriate components of
federal and State criminal justice systems so that
organized insurance fraud schemes are identified and
thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators are
prosecuted in the best interests of justice.
(3) Examine the concept of creating a private
agency to assist in combating organized insurance fraud
and all ways to fund the agency, including current
funding of insurance mechanisms related to insurance
(4) Report to the Governor and the General Assembly
no later than July 1, 2000 on its findings and
(c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2000.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
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