92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0215
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COUNTIES CD-LAW LIBRARY FEES                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the county  board,  in  a      
   county having a county law library, may authorize a county law library      
   fee  up to $25 (now, $10) to be collected from civil litigants in that      
   county. Effective immediately.                                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Replaces the amendatory language in  the  Counties  Code  with  a      
   provision  that  a county board may authorize the clerk of the circuit      
   court to charge litigants in civil cases a county library fee up to  a      
   maximum  of  $19.  Further provides that beginning on January 1, 2003,      
   and through January 1, 2007, this maximum shall  be  increased  by  $1      
   each year.                                                                  
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          705 ILCS 105/27.2               from Ch. 25, par. 27.2               
          705 ILCS 105/27.2a                                                   
          705 ILCS 105/27.5               from Ch. 25, par. 27.5               
          705 ILCS 105/27.6                                                    
        Amends the Clerks of Courts Act.  Increases the  filing  fees  of      
   the  clerk  of  the  circuit  court in counties having a population in      
   excess of 650,000 inhabitants but less than 3,000,000 inhabitants  and      
   in  counties  having  a  population  of 3,000,000 or more inhabitants.      
   Provides that  fees  collected  for  electronic  monitoring,  drug  or      
   alcohol  testing  and  screening,  probation, and supervision fees are      
   exempt from the disbursement provisions relating to other fees, fines,      
   costs, additional penalties, bail balances assessed or forfeited,  and      
   any  other  amounts  paid  to  the  circuit  clerk. Changes the bill's      
   effective date to January 1, 2002.                                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          705 ILCS 105/27.1a              from Ch. 25, par. 27.1a              
        Deletes and then reinserts the bill's amendments to the Clerks of      
   Courts Act but with the following changes:  (i)  for  units  of  local      
   government  and  school districts in counties having a population over      
   3,000,000, provides that the fees of the clerks of the  circuit  court      
   in counties having a population in excess of 180,000 but not more than      
   650,000  inhabitants  shall apply to these units and school districts;      
   and (ii) makes conforming changes.                                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   3


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