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Public Act 096-0776




Public Act 096-0776
HB3795 Enrolled LRB096 09944 RLC 20108 b

    AN ACT concerning criminal law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Drug Court Treatment Act is amended by
changing Section 15 as follows:
    (730 ILCS 166/15)
    Sec. 15. Authorization.
    (a) The Chief Judge of each judicial circuit must may
establish a drug court program including the format under which
it operates under this Act.
    (b) Whenever the county boards of 2 or more counties within
the same judicial circuit shall determine that a single drug
court program would best serve those counties, the county board
of each such county shall adopt a resolution to the effect that
there shall be a single drug court program serving those
counties, and shall provide a copy of the resolution to the
Chief Judge of the judicial circuit. Upon receipt of those
resolutions, the Chief Judge shall establish or, in the case of
an existing drug court program, re-organize a single drug court
program to serve those counties.
    (c) Upon petition of the county board by the State's
Attorney, the court may, for good cause shown of financial
hardship or lack of necessary resources, enter an order
delaying the implementation of the requirements of subsection
(a) of this Section for an individual county, for a period not
to exceed 2 years.
(Source: P.A. 92-58, eff. 1-1-02.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2010.

Effective Date: 1/1/2010