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Full Text of HB1154  102nd General Assembly



State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch


725 ILCS 180/1  from Ch. 105, par. 331

    Amends the Park Ordinance Violation Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning actions for violations of ordinances.

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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 Park Ordinance Violation Procedure Act is
5amended by changing Section 1 as follows:
6    (725 ILCS 180/1)  (from Ch. 105, par. 331)
7    Sec. 1. In all actions for the the violation of any
8ordinance of any board of public park commissioners, organized
9under any general or special law of this state, the first
10process shall be a summons. However a warrant for the arrest of
11the offender may issue in the first instance upon the
12affidavit of any person that any such ordinance has been
13violated, and that the person making the complaint has
14reasonable grounds to believe the party charged is guilty
15thereof; and any person arrested upon such warrant shall,
16without unnecessary delay, be taken before the proper judicial
17officer in the county within which is situated the park system
18under the control of any such board of public park
19commissioners, to be tried for the alleged offense. Any person
20upon whom any fine or penalty shall be imposed may, upon the
21order of the court before whom the conviction is had, be
22committed to the county jail or the city prison, house of
23correction, or other place in said county, provided by such



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1public park commissioners, or as may be designated by them,
2for the incarceration of such offenders until such fine,
3penalty and costs shall be fully paid. However no such
4imprisonment shall exceed six months for any one offense.
5Every person so committed shall be required to work at such
6labor as his or her strength will permit, within and without
7such prison, house of correction or other place provided for
8the incarceration of such offenders, as aforesaid, not to
9exceed ten hours each working day; and for such work the person
10so employed or worked shall be allowed, exclusive of his or her
11board, the sum of fifty cents for each day's work on account of
12such fine and costs.
13(Source: P.A. 77-1297.)