92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3576
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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

           Location: House

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


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