102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/8/2021, by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 3930/10.3 new
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the
ICJIA Violence Reduction Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.
Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used for grants by the Illinois
Criminal Justice Information Authority to community-based organizations
whose primary purpose is violence reduction in disproportionately impacted
areas. Provides that the moneys in the Fund shall also be used by the
Authority for operational and grant program purposes. Provides eligibility
requirements for receiving grant funds. Provides that grants shall be
subject to the requirements of the Grant Accountability and Transparency
Act. Requires the Authority to adopt rules to implement the grant program.
Amends the State Finance Act to provide for the ICJIA Violence Reduction
Fund. Defines terms.
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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act
is amended by adding Section 10.3 as follows:
(20 ILCS 3930/10.3 new)
ICJIA Violence Reduction Fund; grant program.
(a) The ICJIA Violence Reduction Fund is created as a
special fund in the State treasury into which funds received
from private, State, or federal sources specifically for
violence reduction may be deposited, including funds
appropriated to the Authority for purposes under this Act.
(b) Moneys in the Fund shall be used for grants by the
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to
community-based organizations whose primary purpose is
violence reduction in disproportionately impacted areas.
Moneys in the Fund shall also be used by the Authority for
operational and grant program purposes, including technical
assistance and outreach to potential grant recipients under
(c) To be eligible to receive grants under this Section, a
violence reduction grant applicant must be an organization
that is primarily headquartered and operated in a