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(4) One circuit judge from outside of Cook County
experienced in the litigation of criminal law matters.
(5) One representative from the Office of the State
Task Force members shall serve without compensation but may
be reimbursed for their expenses incurred in performing their
duties. If a vacancy occurs in the Task Force membership, the
vacancy shall be filled in the same manner as the original
appointment for the remainder of the Task Force.
(c) The Task Force shall hold a minimum of 2 public
hearings. At the public hearings, the Task Force shall take
testimony of public defenders, former criminal defendants
represented by public defenders, and any other person the Task
Force believes would aid the Task Force's examination and
recommendations under subsection (a). The Task may meet as such
other times as it deems appropriate.
(d) The Office of the State Appellate Defender shall
provide administrative and other support to the Task Force.
(e) The Task Force shall prepare a report that summarizes
its work and makes recommendations resulting from its study.
The Task Force shall submit the report of its findings and
recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly no
later than December 31, 2020.
(f) This Section is repealed on December 31, 2021.
This Act takes effect upon