Public Act 096-1199
SB3085 EnrolledLRB096 19716 RLC 35126 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 Children and Family Services Act is amended
by changing Section 17a-9 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 505/17a-9)  (from Ch. 23, par. 5017a-9)
    Sec. 17a-9. Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission.
    (a) There is hereby created the Illinois Juvenile Justice
Commission which shall consist of 25 persons appointed by the
Governor. The Chairperson of the Commission shall be appointed
by the Governor. Of the initial appointees, 8 shall serve a
one-year term, 8 shall serve a two-year term and 9 shall serve
a three-year term. Thereafter, each successor shall serve a
three-year term. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner
as original appointments. Once appointed, members shall serve
until their successors are appointed and qualified. Members
shall serve without compensation, except they shall be
reimbursed for their actual expenses in the performance of
their duties. The Commission shall carry out the rights, powers
and duties established in subparagraph (3) of paragraph (a) of
Section 223 of the Federal "Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
Prevention Act of 1974", as now or hereafter amended. The
Commission shall determine the priorities for expenditure of
funds made available to the State by the Federal Government
pursuant to that Act. The Commission shall have the following
powers and duties:
        (1) Development, review and final approval of the
    State's juvenile justice plan for funds under the Federal
    "Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974";
        (2) Review and approve or disapprove juvenile justice
    and delinquency prevention grant applications to the
    Department for federal funds under that Act;
        (3) Annual submission of recommendations to the
    Governor and the General Assembly concerning matters
    relative to its function;
        (4) Responsibility for the review of funds allocated to
    Illinois under the "Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
    Prevention Act of 1974" to ensure compliance with all
    relevant federal laws and regulations; and
        (5) Function as the advisory committee for the State
    Youth and Community Services Program as authorized under
    Section 17 of this Act, and in that capacity be authorized
    and empowered to assist and advise the Secretary of Human
    Services on matters related to juvenile justice and
    delinquency prevention programs and services; and .
        (6) Study the impact of, develop timelines, and propose
    a funding structure to accommodate the expansion of the
    jurisdiction of the Illinois Juvenile Court to include
    youth age 17 under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court
    Act of 1987. The Commission shall submit a report by
    December 31, 2011 to the General Assembly with
    recommendations on extending juvenile court jurisdiction
    to youth age 17 charged with felony offenses.
    (b) On the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
96th General Assembly, the Illinois Juvenile Jurisdiction Task
Force created by Public Act 95-1031 is abolished and its duties
are transferred to the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission as
provided in paragraph (6) of subsection (a) of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)
    (705 ILCS 405/5-121 rep.)
    Section 10. The Juvenile Court Act of 1987 is amended by
repealing Section 5-121.

Effective Date: 1/1/2011