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Full Text of SB2492  99th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced 2/9/2016, by Sen. Melinda Bush


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,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing Section
53-3001 as follows:
6    (55 ILCS 5/3-3001)  (from Ch. 34, par. 3-3001)
7    Sec. 3-3001. Commission; training; duties performed by
8other county officer.
9    (a) Every coroner shall be commissioned by the the
10Governor, but no commission shall issue except upon the
11certificate of the county clerk of the proper county of the due
12election or appointment of the coroner and that the coroner has
13filed his or her bond and taken the oath of office as provided
14in this Division.
15    (b)(1) Within 30 days of assuming office, a coroner elected
16to that office for the first time shall apply for admission to
17the Coroner Training Board coroners training program.
18Completion of the training program shall be within 6 months of
19application. Any coroner may direct the chief deputy coroner or
20a deputy coroner, or both, to attend the training program,
21provided the coroner has completed the training program.
22Satisfactory completion of the program shall be evidenced by a
23certificate issued to the coroner by the Coroner Training



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1Board. All coroners shall complete the training program at
2least once while serving as coroner.
3    (2) In developing the coroner training program, the Coroner
4Training Board shall consult with the Illinois Coroners and
5Medical Examiners Association or other organization as
6approved by the Coroner Training Board.
7    (3) The Coroner Training Board shall notify the proper
8county board of the failure by a coroner to successfully
9complete this training program.
10    (c) Every coroner shall attend at least 24 hours of
11accredited continuing education for coroners in each calendar
13    (d) In all counties that provide by resolution for the
14elimination of the office of coroner pursuant to a referendum,
15the resolution may also provide, as part of the same
16proposition, that the duties of the coroner be taken over by
17another county officer specified by the resolution and
19(Source: P.A. 99-408, eff. 1-1-16.)