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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act
is amended by adding Section 9.4 as follows:
(20 ILCS 3930/9.4 new)
Statewide Deferred Prosecution Funding Program.
The Statewide Deferred Prosecution Funding Program Fund is
hereby created as a special fund in the State treasury. Grants
from the Fund shall be made, subject to appropriation, by the
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority to State's
Attorneys upon application in the amount of 25% of the costs
incurred by the county to operate the deferred prosecution
program. To be eligible to receive moneys from the Fund, a
State's Attorney must provide a deferred prosecution program
that allows for a misdemeanor charge to be dismissed upon
successful completion of the deferred prosecution program
created by the State's Attorney. The Authority shall by rule
provide selection criteria and procedures for grants to be
made under this Section.
The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Section 5.935 as follows: