(405 ILCS 5/4-615)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 4-615)
Fees; costs; State funds.
(a) Fees for jury service, witnesses, and service and execution
of process are the same
as for similar services in civil proceedings.
(b) Except as provided under subsection (c) of this Section, the court
may assess costs of the proceedings against the parties.
If the respondent is not a
resident of the county in which the hearing is held and the party against
whom the court would otherwise
assess costs has insufficient funds to pay the costs, the court may enter
an order upon the State to pay
the cost of the proceedings, from funds appropriated by the General Assembly
for that purpose.
(c) If the respondent is a party against whom the court would otherwise
assess costs and that respondent is determined by the court to have
insufficient funds to pay the cost of transcripts for the purpose of appeal,
court shall enter an order upon the State to pay the cost of one original and
copy of a transcript of proceedings established under this Code. Payment of
transcript costs authorized under this subsection (c) shall be paid from funds
appropriated by the General Assembly to the Administrative Office of the
(Source: P.A. 90-765, eff. 8-14-98.)