CO CLERKS-CHECKS-CREDIT CARDS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that, in counties
having a population of 180,000 inhabitants or less, the circuit clerk
may charge, in addition to the amount already owed, a fee of $25 for
each check delivered to the circuit clerk that is not honored on 2
occasions by the financial institution upon which it is drawn because
of insufficient funds in the account, because the account is closed,
because there is no account, or because a stop payment has been placed
on the check.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
705 ILCS 105/27.3 from Ch. 25, par. 27.3
Further amends the Clerks of Courts Act. Provides that counties
having one or more State correctional institutions shall, in addition
to compensation from the county board, receive a minimum reimbursement
from the State Treasury in the amount of $2,500 for administrative
assistance (rather than $10,000 for one employee) to perform services
in connection with the State correctional institution inmate
population that exceeds 250 shall receive reimbursement in the amount
of $2,500 per 250 inmates.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
50 ILCS 345/25
Amends the Local Government Acceptance of Credit Cards Act.
Provides that a local governmental entity may impose fees on credit
card transactions that are greater than the amounts specified in the
Act if (i) the fee imposed by the local governmental entity is no
greater than a fee charged by the financial institution or service
provider accepting and processing credit card payments on behalf of
the local governmental entity; (ii) the financial institution or
service provider accepting and processing the credit card payments was
selected by competitive bid and, when applicable, in accordance with
the provisions of the Illinois Procurement Code; and (iii) the local
governmental entity fully discloses the amount of the fee to the
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Changes the title of the Act to "An Act concerning local
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0114
Last action date: JUL-20-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 3
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