(55 ILCS 5/1-4017)
(from Ch. 34, par. 1-4017)
Transfer of causes.
All cases of every kind that are on
the docket of the circuit court of the petitioning county at the date of
the Governor's proclamation aforesaid, shall be transferred by the clerk of
the circuit court of the adjoining county to the docket of the circuit
court of that county; and all criminal cases so transferred shall be tried
by a jury drawn in the manner provided by law from the qualified jurors
residing within the limits of the territory that had constituted the
petitioning county before the proclamation aforesaid, unless the defendant
in any such criminal case shall consent in open court to be tried by a jury
of the adjoining county.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)