92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1814
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Short description: 
CRIME VICTIMS-COMPENSATION                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Crime  Victims  Compensation  Act.   Makes  technical      
   changes in the short title Section.                                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          740 ILCS 45/1                                                        
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          705 ILCS 505/16                 from Ch. 37, par. 439.16             
          725 ILCS 240/4                  from Ch. 70, par. 504                
          725 ILCS 240/5                  from Ch. 70, par. 505                
          720 ILCS 5/17-5.5 new                                                
          740 ILCS 45/6.1                 from Ch. 70, par. 76.1               
          740 ILCS 45/10.2 new                                                 
          740 ILCS 45/17                  from Ch. 70, par. 87                 
          740 ILCS 45/18                  from Ch. 70, par. 88                 
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Violent Crime Victims  Assistance      
   Act  to  add the Secretary of State and the Chief Justice of the Court      
   of Claims or their designees to the Violent Crime Advisory Commission.      
   Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act to permit emergency  awards;      
   to  extend the statute of limitations for filing for compensation from      
   one year to 2 years; and to revise subrogation provisions  to  require      
   deposits  into a special fund for costs related to recovery efforts by      
   the Attorney General.  Provides that  if  the  Comptroller  offsets  a      
   claim,  the  individual  or entity receiving the funds must credit the      
   applicant's or victim's account and may not pursue  payment  from  the      
   applicant or victim for the amount.  Amends the Court of Claims Act to      
   permit emergency awards to be approved by the decision of one judge.        
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Provides that if an award of compensation under the Crime Victims      
   Compensation Act is offset by the Comptroller  under  the  Uncollected      
   State  Claims  Act, the Comptroller must provide notice as provided in      
   the State Comptroller Act rather than notify both the  Office  of  the      
   Attorney General and the Court of Claims.                                   
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                 
        Deletes provision that requires moneys  recovered  that  must  be      
   deducted  from an award to be deposited into the Violent Crime Victims      
   Assistance Fund.                                                            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0286

   Last action date: AUG-09-2001

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   3     SENATE -   0


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