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Ordinance to Establish a Women's Justice Services Fund

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Date Introduced: 11/5/2008
Date Passed:
12/17/2008

Sponsors:
Silvestri, Suffredin
Co-Sponsors:
Collins, Gorman, Goslin

Summary:

Ordinance to create a Women's Justice Services Fund.


Activity Log:

11/5/2008
Referred to Committee on Legislation, Intergovernmental, and Veterans' Relations.
12/2/2008
Considered in LIGVR Committee, meeting recessed.
12/15/2008
Approved by LIGVR Committee.

Full Text of Legislation:

ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A WOMEN’S JUSTICE SERVICES FUND

 

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 46 Law Enforcement, Section 46-5 of the Cook County Code is hereby enacted as follows:

 

Sec. 46-5.        Women’s Justice Services Fund.

 

The Comptroller shall create a special fund to be known as the “Women’s Justice Services Fund” which shall be subject to budget and appropriation for purposes related to operation of the rehabilitation programs provided by the Sheriff’s Office Department of Women’s Justice Services, including mental health and substance abuse treatment services.  Fines collected for violations under Sec. 58-167 of the Code, Public Morals Nuisance Violations, shall be accounted for and turned over not less than monthly to the Cook County Treasurer for deposit into such Fund. 

 

Effective Date:            This Ordinance shall be effective upon adoption.


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