Full Text of HB1659 100th General Assembly
HB1659 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
425 ILCS 25/13.1
from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 17.1
Amends the Fire Investigation Act. Makes a technical change in the
creating the Fire Prevention Fund.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Fire Investigation Act is amended by
changing Section 13.1 as follows:
(425 ILCS 25/13.1)
(from Ch. 127 1/2, par. 17.1)
Fire Prevention Fund.
(a) There shall be a special fund in
known as the Fire Prevention Fund.
(b) The following moneys shall be deposited into the Fund:
(1) Moneys received by the Department of Insurance
under Section 12 of this Act.
(2) All fees and reimbursements received by the Office
of the State Fire Marshal.
(3) All receipts from boiler and pressure vessel
provided in Section 13 of the Boiler and
Pressure Vessel Safety Act.
(4) Such other moneys as may be provided by law.
(c) The moneys in the Fire Prevention Fund shall be used,
appropriation, for the following purposes:
(1) Of the moneys deposited into the fund under Section
12 of this Act,
12.5% shall be available for the
maintenance of the Illinois Fire Service
Institute and the
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expenses, facilities, and structures incident thereto,
for making transfers into the General Obligation Bond
Interest Fund for debt service requirements
on bonds issued by the State of
Illinois after January 1,
1986 for the purpose of constructing a training
for use by the Institute. An additional 2.5% of the moneys
deposited into the Fire Prevention Fund shall be available
to the Illinois Fire Service Institute for support of the
Cornerstone Training Program.
(2) Of the moneys deposited into the Fund under Section
12 of this Act,
10% shall be available for the maintenance
of the Chicago Fire Department
Training Program and the
expenses, facilities and structures incident
addition to any moneys payable from the Fund to the City of
Chicago pursuant to the Illinois Fire Protection Training
(3) For making payments to local governmental agencies
pursuant to Section 10 of the Illinois Fire
Protection Training Act.
(4) For the maintenance and operation of the Office of
the State Fire
Marshal, and the expenses incident thereto.
(4.5) For the maintenance, operation, and capital
expenses of the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS).
(4.6) For grants awarded by the Small Fire-fighting and
Ambulance Service Equipment Grant Program established by
Section 2.7 of the State Fire Marshal Act.
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(5) For any other purpose authorized by law.
(c-5) As soon as possible after the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, the Comptroller
shall order the transfer and the Treasurer shall transfer
$2,000,000 from the Fire Prevention Fund to the Fire Service
and Small Equipment Fund, $9,000,000 from the Fire Prevention
Fund to the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, and $4,000,000 from
the Fire Prevention Fund to the Ambulance Revolving Loan Fund.
Beginning on July 1, 2008, each month, or as soon as practical
thereafter, an amount equal to $2 from each fine received shall
be transferred from the Fire Prevention Fund to the Fire
Service and Small Equipment Fund, an amount equal to $1.50 from
each fine received shall be transferred from the Fire
Prevention Fund to the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, and an
amount equal to $4 from each fine received shall be transferred
from the Fire Prevention Fund to the Ambulance Revolving Loan
Fund. These moneys shall be transferred from the moneys
deposited into the Fire Prevention Fund pursuant to Public Act
95-154, together with not more than 25% of any unspent
appropriations from the prior fiscal year. These moneys may be
allocated to the Fire Truck Revolving Loan Fund, Ambulance
Revolving Loan Fund, and Fire Service and Small Equipment Fund
at the discretion of the Office of the State Fire Marshal for
the purpose of implementation of this Act.
(d) Any portion of the Fire Prevention Fund remaining
unexpended at the
end of any fiscal year which is not needed
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for the maintenance and expenses of the
Office of the State
Fire Marshal or the maintenance and expenses of the
Fire Service Institute, shall remain in the Fire Prevention
Fund for the exclusive and restricted uses provided in
(c) and (c-5) of this Section.
(e) The Office of the State Fire Marshal shall keep on file
statement of all expenses incurred which are
payable from the Fund, other
than expenses incurred by the
Illinois Fire Service Institute, and shall
approve all vouchers
issued therefor before they are submitted to the State
Comptroller for payment. Such vouchers shall be allowed and
paid in the
same manner as other claims against the State.
(Source: P.A. 96-286, eff. 8-11-09; 96-1176, eff. 7-22-10;
97-114, eff. 1-1-12; 97-901, eff. 1-1-13.)