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Public Act 094-0154




Public Act 094-0154
SB1884 Enrolled LRB094 11328 AJO 42156 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Purpose of this Act; validation.
    (a) Section 5-1120, relating to juvenile delinquency
programs, was added to the Counties Code by Public Act 89-203,
which was held to violate the single subject rule of Article
IV, Section 8 of the Illinois Constitution in People v.
Wooters, 188 Ill.2d 500, 722 N.E.2d 1102 (1999).
    (b) It is the purpose of this Act to re-enact the
provisions of Section 5-1120 and to validate otherwise lawful
actions taken in reliance on that Section. In this Act, the
text of the Section is shown without underscoring. The text
included in this re-enactment is not intended to control over
any change to the Section that may be enacted by another Act of
the 94th General Assembly.
    (c) All otherwise lawful actions taken on or after July 21,
1995 (the effective date of P.A. 89-203) and before the
effective date of this Act by any person acting in reliance on
or pursuant to the provisions of Section 5-1120 of the Counties
Code, as contained in Public Act 89-203, including without
limitation the administration of juvenile delinquency programs
and the acceptance and expenditure of funds in connection with
those programs, are hereby validated.
    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by re-enacting
Section 5-1120 as follows:
    (55 ILCS 5/5-1120)
    Sec. 5-1120. Juvenile delinquency programs. The corporate
authorities of a county may:
        (a) Conduct programs and carry on and coordinate
    activities for the prevention, reduction, or control of
    juvenile delinquency within the county;
        (b) Cooperate, coordinate, or act jointly with the
    State of Illinois or any other county, municipality, or
    public or private agency in conducting programs and
    carrying on and coordinating activities for the
    prevention, reduction, or control of juvenile delinquency,
    including but not limited to the establishment, support,
    and maintenance of individual or joint public or private
    agencies or neighborhood accountability boards to conduct
    the programs and carry on the activities in cooperation
    with law enforcement officers through referral of juvenile
        (c) Spend county funds appropriated for the purposes of
    this Section; and
        (d) Make application for, accept, and use money,
    financial grants, or contributions of services from any
    public or private source made available for the purposes of
    this Section.
    All officials, agencies, and employees of a county that has
exercised the authority granted by this Section shall cooperate
in so far as possible with the corporate authorities in
coordinating and conducting activities and programs to carry
out the purposes of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-203, eff. 7-21-95.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/8/2005