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91_SB0359enr SB359 Enrolled LRB9103363JSpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois 2 by adding Section 56.3. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is 6 amended by adding Section 56.3 as follows: 7 (20 ILCS 1405/56.3 new) 8 Sec. 56.3. Insurance Fraud Task Force. 9 (a) The Insurance Fraud Task Force is hereby established 10 and shall consist of the following: 11 (1) The Director of Insurance or his or her 12 designee. 13 (2) The Director of State Police or his or her 14 designee. 15 (3) The Attorney General or his or her designee. 16 (4) Nine representatives appointed by the Governor 17 by September 1, 1999 as follows: 18 (A) One representative of a county sheriff's 19 department. 20 (B) One representative of a United States 21 criminal investigative department or agency. 22 (C) One representative of a prosecuting 23 authority of a city, a village, an incorporated 24 town, a county, or this State. 25 (D) Two insurance consumers. 26 (E) Four persons at the discretion of the 27 Governor. 28 (5) Seven representatives of insurers appointed by 29 the Director of Insurance by September 1, 1999, 30 representing large, medium, and small property, casualty, 31 disability, life, and health insurers in this State, and SB359 Enrolled -2- LRB9103363JSpc 1 one representative of a health maintenance organization 2 appointed by the Director of Insurance by September 1, 3 1999. 4 (b) The Insurance Fraud Task Force shall do all of the 5 following: 6 (1) Investigate the issue of organized insurance 7 fraud and methods to combat organized insurance fraud. 8 (2) Examine ways to unite the resources of the 9 insurance industry with the appropriate components of 10 federal and State criminal justice systems so that 11 organized insurance fraud schemes are identified and 12 thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators are 13 prosecuted in the best interests of justice. 14 (3) Examine the concept of creating a private 15 agency to assist in combating organized insurance fraud 16 and all ways to fund the agency, including current 17 funding of insurance mechanisms related to insurance 18 crimes. 19 (4) Report to the Governor and the General Assembly 20 no later than July 1, 2000 on its findings and 21 recommendations. 22 (c) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2000. 23 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 24 becoming law.
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