(55 ILCS 5/3-13001)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-13001)
Account of fees received by county officers.
Every county officer of counties of the first and second classes who
collects fees shall, in a book to be kept for that purpose, keep a full,
true and minute account of all the fees and emoluments of his or her
office, designating in corresponding columns, the amount of all fees and
emoluments earned, and all payments received on account thereof, and
showing the name of each person or persons paying fees, and the amount
received from each person, and shall also keep an account of all
expenditures made by him or her on account of clerk hire, stationery, fuel,
and other expenses, for keeping which book no fees shall be allowed to such
Every such officer of counties of the first and second classes, shall,
on the first day of June and December of each year,
make to the chairman of the county boards, a return in writing of all the
fees and emoluments of his or her office, of every name and character,
which report shall show the gross amount of the earnings of the office, and
the total amount of receipts of whatever name and character, and all
necessary expenses for clerk hire, stationery, fuel and other expenses for
the half year ending at the time of such report, or the portion thereof.
The county boards, in counties of the first and second class, shall
carefully audit and examine such report, and ascertain the exact
balance of such fees, if any, held by any such officer, and shall order
that such officer shall pay over such moneys to the county treasurer, whose
receipt therefor shall be evidence of the settlement, by such officer of
Every such report shall be signed and verified by the affidavit of the
officer making the same, which affidavit shall be substantially of the
"STATE OF ILLINOIS,
County of ....
I, ...., do solemnly swear, that the foregoing account is, in all
respects, just and true, according to my best knowledge and belief; and
that I have neither received, directly or indirectly, nor directly or
indirectly agreed to receive or be paid, for my own or another's benefit,
any other moneys, article or consideration than therein stated.
Signed and sworn to before me on (insert date).
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)