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Full Text of HB3642  95th General Assembly


Elementary & Secondary Education Committee

Filed: 4/1/2008





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3642 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by
5 changing Section 1-2.2-20 as follows:
6     (65 ILCS 5/1-2.2-20)
7     Sec. 1-2.2-20. Instituting code hearing proceedings. When
8 a police officer or other individual authorized to issue a code
9 violation finds a code violation to exist, he or she shall note
10 the violation on a multiple copy violation notice and report
11 form that indicates (i) the name and address of the defendant,
12 (ii) the type and nature of the violation, (iii) the date and
13 time the violation was observed, and (iv) the names of
14 witnesses to the violation.
15     The violation report form shall be forwarded to the code
16 hearing department where a docket number shall be stamped on



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1 all copies of the report and a hearing date shall be noted in
2 the blank spaces provided for that purpose on the form. The
3 hearing date shall not be less than 30 nor more than 40 days
4 after the violation is reported. However, if the code violation
5 involves a municipal ordinance regulating truants, the hearing
6 date shall not be less than 7 nor more than 40 days after the
7 violation is reported.
8     One copy of the violation report form shall be maintained
9 in the files of the code hearing department and shall be part
10 of the record of hearing, one copy of the report form shall be
11 returned to the individual representing the municipality in the
12 case so that he or she may prepare evidence of the code
13 violation for presentation at the hearing on the date
14 indicated, and one copy of the report form shall be served by
15 first class mail to the defendant along with a summons
16 commanding the defendant to appear at the hearing. In
17 municipalities with a population under 3,000,000, if the
18 violation report form requires the respondent to answer within
19 a certain amount of time, the municipality must reply to the
20 answer within the same amount of time afforded to the
21 respondent.
22 (Source: P.A. 94-616, eff. 1-1-06.)".