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Full Text of HB5304  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced , by Rep. Dan Brady


55 ILCS 5/3-3001   from Ch. 34, par. 3-3001

    Amends the Counties Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning coroners.

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1     AN ACT concerning local government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
5 3-3001 as follows:
6     (55 ILCS 5/3-3001)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-3001)
7     Sec. 3-3001. Commission; training; duties performed by
8 other county officer.
9     (a) Every coroner shall be commissioned by the the
10 Governor, but no commission shall issue except upon the
11 certificate of the county clerk of the proper county of the due
12 election or appointment of the coroner and that the coroner has
13 filed his or her bond and taken the oath of office as provided
14 in this Division.
15     (b) (1) Within 30 days of assuming office, a coroner
16     elected to that office for the first time shall apply for
17     admission to the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
18     Standards Board coroners training program. Completion of
19     the training program shall be within 6 months of
20     application. Any coroner may direct the chief deputy
21     coroner or a deputy coroner, or both, to attend the
22     training program, provided the coroner has completed the
23     training program. Satisfactory completion of the program



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1     shall be evidenced by a certificate issued to the coroner
2     by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board.
3     All coroners shall complete the training program at least
4     once while serving as coroner.
5         (2) In developing the coroner training program, the
6     Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall
7     consult with the Illinois Coroners Association and the
8     Illinois Necropsy Board.
9         (3) The Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards
10     Board shall notify the proper county board of the failure
11     by a coroner to successfully complete this training
12     program.
13     (c) Every coroner shall attend at least 24 hours of
14 accredited continuing education for coroners in each calendar
15 year.
16     (d) In all counties that provide by resolution for the
17 elimination of the office of coroner pursuant to a referendum,
18 the resolution may also provide, as part of the same
19 proposition, that the duties of the coroner be taken over by
20 another county officer specified by the resolution and
21 proposition.
22 (Source: P.A. 87-255; 88-586, eff. 8-12-94.)