(20 ILCS 3930/7.8)
Domestic Violence Pretrial Practices Working Group.
(a) The Executive Director of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall convene a working group to research and issue a report on current practices in pretrial domestic violence courts throughout the State of Illinois.
(b) The working group shall include, but is not limited to, designees from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, domestic violence victims' advocates, formerly incarcerated victims of violence, legal practitioners, and other entities that possess knowledge of evidence-based practices surrounding domestic violence and current pretrial practices in Illinois.
(c) The group shall meet quarterly and no later than 15 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly issue a preliminary report on the state of current practice across the State in regards to pretrial practices and domestic violence and no later than 15 months after the release of the preliminary report, issue a final report issuing recommendations for evidence-based improvements to court procedures.
(d) Members of the working group shall serve without compensation.
(Source: P.A. 101-652, eff. 7-1-21