Bill Status of HB5585 9th General Assembly
Short Description: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-GPS
Rep. Kimberly du Buclet
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Indigent GPS Electronic Monitoring Device Fund and the GPS Monitoring Device Administration Fee Fund in the State treasury. Amends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that a respondent shall be required by the court to wear, during the period in which the order of protection is in effect, an electronic monitoring device approved by the court that has Global Positioning System (GPS) capability. Provides that the cost of installing and maintaining the device shall be borne by the respondent unless the court determines that the respondent is indigent. Provides that upon being ordered to wear the device, a non-indigent respondent shall additionally pay a fee determined by the court to cover the cost of installing and maintaining a GPS device. Provides that the Secretary of Human Services shall, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly, use all money in the Indigent GPS Electronic Monitoring Device Fund to reimburse electronic monitoring device providers who have installed devices on indigent persons against whom an order of protection has been issued. Provides that the Secretary shall, subject to appropriation by the General Assembly, use the money paid into the GPS Monitoring Device Administration Fee Fund to offset his or her administrative costs.