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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