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1    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Section 5.786 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 105/5.786 new)
7    Sec. 5.786. The Death Penalty Abolition Fund.
8    Section 10. The Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 is
9amended by adding Section 119-1 as follows:
10    (725 ILCS 5/119-1 new)
11    Sec. 119-1. Death penalty abolished.
12    (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act
13of the 96th General Assembly, notwithstanding any other law to
14the contrary, the death penalty is abolished and a sentence to
15death may not be imposed.
16    (b) All unobligated and unexpended moneys remaining in the
17Capital Litigation Trust Fund on the effective date of this
18amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall be
19transferred into the Death Penalty Abolition Fund, a special
20fund in the State treasury, to be expended by the Illinois
21Criminal Justice Information Authority, for services for



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1families of victims of homicide or murder and for training of
2law enforcement personnel.
3    (725 ILCS 124/Act rep.)
4    Section 15. The Capital Crimes Litigation Act is repealed.
5    Section 97. Severability. The provisions of this Act are
6severable under Section 1.31 of the Statute on Statutes.
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
82011, except that Section 15 takes effect January 1, 2012.