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AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE COLLECTION OF A FEE TO FUND VICTIM IMPACT PANELS

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Date Introduced: 1/9/2008
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Summary:

Ordinance to establish a $50 fee imposed on certain DUI offenses to fund Victim Impact Panels.


Activity Log:

1/9/2008
Referred to Committee on Finance.

Full Text of Legislation:

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE COLLECTION OF A FEE TO FUND VICTIM IMPACT PANELS

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 18 Courts, Article II, Sec. 18-41 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows:

 

Sec. 18-41.      A Fee to Support Victim Impact Panels for DUI Offenses.

 

            Beginning on March 1, 2008, the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County shall collect a fee of $50.00 to be assessed as provided in this section.  Assessments shall be collected by the Clerk of the Circuit Court and must be deposited into an account specifically for the provision of services offered to the County under contract by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists. 

 

The fee is to be paid as follows:

 

1)      The fee shall be paid by the defendant in criminal cases on a judgment of guilty or a grant of supervision under Section 625 ILCS 5/11-501 who are ordered to attend a Victim Impact Panel. 

 

            This Ordinance shall not supersede any other Ordinance enacted by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, which establishes and sets fees to be charged for other services not previously listed and provided by the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk. 

 

            BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 32 Fees, Section 32-1 of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:

 

Sec. 32-1. Fee schedule.

 

The fees or charges provided for or required by the below listed sections shall be as shown below:

 

  Code Section   

Description   

Fees, Rates,
Charges
(in dollars)   

  CHAPTER 18, COURTS

18-41 

Victim Impact Panel Fee   

50.00   

 

 

Effective date:  This Ordinance shall be effective upon adoption.

 


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