(730 ILCS 5/5-9-1.2)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1005-9-1.2)
(a) Twelve and one-half percent of all amounts collected
as fines pursuant to Section 5-9-1.1 shall be paid into the Youth Drug
Abuse Prevention Fund, which is hereby created in the State treasury, to be
used by the Department of Human Services
for the funding of
programs and services for drug-abuse treatment, and prevention and
education services, for juveniles.
(b) Eighty-seven and one-half percent of the proceeds of all fines
received pursuant to Section 5-9-1.1 shall be transmitted to and deposited
in the treasurer's office at the level of government as follows:
(1) If such seizure was made by a combination of law
enforcement personnel representing differing units of local government, the court levying the fine shall equitably allocate 50% of the fine among these units of local government and shall allocate 37 1/2% to the county general corporate fund. In the event that the seizure was made by law enforcement personnel representing a unit of local government from a municipality where the number of inhabitants exceeds 2 million in population, the court levying the fine shall allocate 87 1/2% of the fine to that unit of local government. If the seizure was made by a combination of law enforcement personnel representing differing units of local government, and at least one of those units represents a municipality where the number of inhabitants exceeds 2 million in population, the court shall equitably allocate 87 1/2% of the proceeds of the fines received among the differing units of local government.
(2) If such seizure was made by State law enforcement
personnel, then the court shall allocate 37 1/2% to the State treasury and 50% to the county general corporate fund.
(3) If a State law enforcement agency in combination
with a law enforcement agency or agencies of a unit or units of local government conducted the seizure, the court shall equitably allocate 37 1/2% of the fines to or among the law enforcement agency or agencies of the unit or units of local government which conducted the seizure and shall allocate 50% to the county general corporate fund.
(c) The proceeds of all fines allocated to the law enforcement agency or
agencies of the unit or units of local government pursuant to subsection
(b) shall be made available to that law enforcement agency as expendable
receipts for use in the enforcement of laws regulating controlled
substances and cannabis. The proceeds of fines awarded to the State
treasury shall be deposited in a special fund known as the Drug Traffic
Prevention Fund. Monies from this fund may be used by the Illinois State Police for use in the enforcement of laws regulating controlled
substances and cannabis; to satisfy funding provisions of the
Intergovernmental Drug Laws Enforcement Act; and to defray costs and
associated with returning violators of the Cannabis Control Act, the
Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act only, as provided in those Acts, when
punishment of the crime shall be confinement of the criminal in the
penitentiary. Moneys in the Drug Traffic Prevention Fund deposited from
as a direct result of enforcement efforts of the Illinois Conservation Police
may be used by the Department of Natural Resources Office of Law
Enforcement for use in enforcing laws regulating controlled substances
and cannabis on Department of Natural Resources regulated lands and
waterways. All other monies shall be paid into the general revenue
fund in the State treasury.
(d) There is created in the State treasury the Methamphetamine Law Enforcement Fund. Moneys in the Fund shall be equitably allocated to local law enforcement agencies to: (1) reimburse those agencies for the costs of securing and cleaning up sites and facilities used for the illegal manufacture of methamphetamine; (2) defray the costs of employing full-time or part-time peace officers from a Metropolitan Enforcement Group or other local drug task force, including overtime costs for those officers; and (3) defray the costs associated with medical or dental expenses incurred by the county resulting from the incarceration of methamphetamine addicts in the county jail or County Department of Corrections.
(Source: P.A. 102-538, eff. 8-20-21.)