(55 ILCS 5/3-3043)
(from Ch. 34, par. 3-3043)
Vacancy; appointed coroner.
When a permanent vacancy in
the office of coroner occurs and the position is an appointed one, the
county board shall fill the vacancy within 60 days from the time the
vacancy occurs. If the sheriff of the county is selected to perform the
duties of the coroner and the sheriff agrees to serve in that capacity, the
sheriff may be compensated for those duties. This compensation shall be in
addition to all other compensation received as sheriff. Any sheriff who is
serving as coroner before the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1991
must be reappointed in order to continue to serve as coroner and to receive
additional compensation under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 87-738.)