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92_SB0385ham002 LRB9206081TAtmam13 1 AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 385 2 AMENDMENT NO. _______. Amend Senate Bill 385, AS 3 AMENDED, with reference to page and line numbers of House 4 Amendment No. 1, on page 1, lines 5 and 6, by replacing "and 5 5-1113" with "5-1113, and 5-39001"; and 6 on page 10, by replacing lines 12 through 22 with the 7 following: 8 "as required by law. The records posted by the recorder on 9 the World Wide Web may include those public records created 10 and maintained in the normal course of the recorder's 11 official business. These records may be processed, as 12 necessary, to make them accessible on the World Wide Web. 13 These Web-posted records shall be viewable to all persons 14 without any fee or charge. The county board may, by 15 resolution, authorize the recorder to establish other 16 Web-based services for which a reasonable fee may be 17 charged."; and 18 on page 23, immediately below line 14, by inserting the 19 following: 20 "(55 ILCS 5/5-39001) (from Ch. 34, par. 5-39001) 21 Sec. 5-39001. Establishment and use; fee. The county -2- LRB9206081TAtmam13 1 board of any county may establish and maintain a county law 2 library, to be located in any county building or privately or 3 publicly owned building at the county seat of government. 4 The term "county building" includes premises leased by the 5 county from a public building commission created under the 6 Public Building Commission Act. After August 2, 1976, the 7 county board of any county may establish and maintain a 8 county law library at the county seat of government and, in 9 addition, branch law libraries in other locations within 10 that county as the county board deems necessary. 11 The facilities of those libraries shall be freely 12 available to all licensed Illinois attorneys, judges, other 13 public officers of the county, and all members of the public, 14 whenever the court house is open. 15 The expense of establishing and maintaining those 16 libraries shall be borne by the county. To defray that 17 expense, in any county having established a county law 18 library or libraries, the clerk of all trial courts located 19 at the county seat of government shall charge and collect a 20 county law library fee of $2, and the county board may by 21 resolution authorize a county law library fee of not to 22 exceed $19
$10, to be charged and collected by the clerks of 23 all trial courts located in the county. Beginning on January 24 1, 2003, and through January 1, 2007, the maximum fee that a 25 county board may authorize shall increase by $1 each year. 26 The fee shall be paid at the time of filing the first 27 pleading, paper, or other appearance filed by each party in 28 all civil cases, but no additional fee shall be required if 29 more than one party is represented in a single pleading, 30 paper, or other appearance. 31 Each clerk shall commence those charges and collections 32 upon receipt of written notice from the chairman of the 33 county board that the board has acted under this Division to 34 establish and maintain a law library. -3- LRB9206081TAtmam13 1 The fees shall be in addition to all other fees and 2 charges of the clerks, assessable as costs, remitted by the 3 clerks monthly to the county treasurer, and retained by the 4 county treasurer in a special fund designated as the County 5 Law Library Fund. Except as otherwise provided in this 6 paragraph, disbursements from the fund shall be by the county 7 treasurer, on order of a majority of the resident circuit 8 judges of the circuit court of the county. In any county with 9 more than 2,000,000 inhabitants, the county board shall order 10 disbursements from the fund and the presiding officer of the 11 county board, with the advice and consent of the county 12 board, may appoint a library committee of not less than 9 13 members, who, by majority vote, may recommend to the county 14 board as to disbursements of the fund and the operation of 15 the library. In single county circuits with 2,000,000 or 16 fewer inhabitants, disbursements from the County Law Library 17 Fund shall be made by the county treasurer on the order of 18 the chief judge of the circuit court of the county. In those 19 single county circuits, the number of personnel necessary to 20 operate and maintain the county law library shall be set by 21 and those personnel shall be appointed by the chief judge. 22 The county law library personnel shall serve at the pleasure 23 of the appointing authority. The salaries of those personnel 24 shall be fixed by the county board of the county. Orders 25 shall be pre-audited, funds shall be audited by the county 26 auditor, and a report of the orders and funds shall be 27 rendered to the county board and to the judges. 28 Fees shall not be charged in any criminal or 29 quasi-criminal case, in any matter coming to the clerk on 30 change of venue, or in any proceeding to review the decision 31 of any administrative officer, agency, or body. 32 (Source: P.A. 90-92, eff. 1-1-98; 90-589, eff. 6-5-98.)"; and 33 on page 33, line 16, immediately after "Act.", by inserting 34 the following: -4- LRB9206081TAtmam13 1 "In addition, the minimum fees authorized in this Section 2 shall apply to all units of local government and school 3 districts in counties with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants."; 4 and 5 on page 45, by replacing lines 32 and 33 with the following: 6 " In addition, the fees provided in this Section shall apply7 to all units of local government and school districts in"; 8 and 9 on page 46, by replacing line 1 with the following: counties10 with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants.The fees".
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