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Full Text of SB0923  99th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced 2/11/2015, by Sen. Christine Radogno


55 ILCS 5/3-3001  from Ch. 34, par. 3-3001

    Amends the Counties Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning coroners.

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
53-3001 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/3-3001)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-3001)
7    Sec. 3-3001. Commission; training; duties performed by
8other county officer.
9    (a) Every coroner shall be commissioned by the the
10Governor, but no commission shall issue except upon the
11certificate of the county clerk of the proper county of the due
12election or appointment of the coroner and that the coroner has
13filed his or her bond and taken the oath of office as provided
14in this Division.
15    (b) (1) Within 30 days of assuming office, a coroner
16    elected to that office for the first time shall apply for
17    admission to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
18    Standards Board coroners training program. Completion of
19    the training program shall be within 6 months of
20    application. Any coroner may direct the chief deputy
21    coroner or a deputy coroner, or both, to attend the
22    training program, provided the coroner has completed the
23    training program. Satisfactory completion of the program



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1    shall be evidenced by a certificate issued to the coroner
2    by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
3    All coroners shall complete the training program at least
4    once while serving as coroner.
5        (2) In developing the coroner training program, the
6    Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall
7    consult with the Illinois Coroners Association and the
8    Illinois Necropsy Board.
9        (3) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards
10    Board shall notify the proper county board of the failure
11    by a coroner to successfully complete this training
12    program.
13    (c) Every coroner shall attend at least 24 hours of
14accredited continuing education for coroners in each calendar
16    (d) In all counties that provide by resolution for the
17elimination of the office of coroner pursuant to a referendum,
18the resolution may also provide, as part of the same
19proposition, that the duties of the coroner be taken over by
20another county officer specified by the resolution and
22(Source: P.A. 87-255; 88-586, eff. 8-12-94.)