(105 ILCS 5/3-13)
(from Ch. 122, par. 3-13)
Truant officer - Duties.
Each county superintendent of schools
shall appoint a county truant officer. Such appointee shall receive such
compensation as may be fixed by the county board, together with his necessary
traveling expenses, to be paid out of the county treasury. He shall file his
acceptance with the county clerk and shall take and subscribe an oath of
office. He shall perform the duties of truant officer in all the school
districts of the county; provided, that the school board in any school district
may appoint one or more truant officers and fix his or their compensation,
which shall be paid by the district.
The county superintendent of schools shall furnish the county truant
officer, at the opening of the schools, with a list of the teachers and
superintendents employed in his county other than in school districts that
employ truant officers.
(Source: P.A. 88-50.)