(625 ILCS 5/2-120)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-120)
Disposition of fines and forfeitures.
(a) Fines and
penalties recovered under the provisions of this Act administered by the
Secretary of State, except those fines, assessments, and penalties subject to
disbursement by the circuit clerk under the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act, shall be paid over and used as follows:
1. For violations of this Act committed within the
limits of an incorporated city or village, to the treasurer of the particular city or village, if arrested by the authorities of the city or village and reasonably prosecuted for all fines and penalties under this Act by the police officers and officials of the city or village.
2. For violations of this Act committed outside the
limits of an incorporated city or village to the county treasurer of the court where the offense was committed.
3. For the purposes of this Act an offense for
violation of any provision of this Act not committed upon the highway shall be deemed to be committed where the violator resides or where he has a place of business requiring some registration, permit or license to operate such business under this Act.
(b) Failure, refusal or neglect on the part of any
judicial or other officer or employee receiving or having custody of any
such fine or forfeiture either before or after a deposit with the proper
official as defined in paragraph (a) of this Section, shall constitute
misconduct in office and shall be grounds for removal therefrom.
(Source: P.A. 100-987, eff. 7-1-19