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Public Act 103-0029


Public Act 0029 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0029
HB2332 EnrolledLRB103 29800 AWJ 56207 b

    AN ACT concerning local government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Counties Code is amended by changing
Section 4-7001 as follows:
    (55 ILCS 5/4-7001)  (from Ch. 34, par. 4-7001)
    Sec. 4-7001. Coroner's fees. The fees of the coroner's
office shall be as follows:
        1. For a copy of a transcript of sworn testimony:
    $5.00 per page.
        2. For a copy of an autopsy report (if not included in
    transcript): $50.00.
        3. For a copy of the verdict of a coroner's jury:
        4. For a copy of a toxicology report: $25.00.
        5. For a print of or an electronic file containing a
    picture obtained by the coroner: actual cost or $3.00,
    whichever is greater.
        6. For each copy of miscellaneous reports, including
    artist's drawings but not including police reports: actual
    cost or $25.00, whichever is greater.
        7. For a coroner's or medical examiner's permit to
    cremate a dead human body: $100 $50.00. The coroner may
    waive, at his or her discretion, the permit fee if the
    coroner determines that the person is indigent and unable
    to pay the permit fee or under other special
    All of which fees shall be certified by the court; in the
case of inmates of any State charitable or penal institution,
the fees shall be paid by the operating department or
commission, out of the State Treasury. The coroner shall file
his or her claim in probate for his or her fees and he or she
shall render assistance to the State's attorney in the
collection of such fees out of the estate of the deceased. In
counties of less than 1,000,000 population, the State's
attorney shall collect such fees out of the estate of the
    Except as otherwise provided in this Section, whenever the
coroner is required by law to perform any of the duties of the
office of the sheriff, the coroner is entitled to the like fees
and compensation as are allowed by law to the sheriff for the
performance of similar services.
    Except as otherwise provided in this Section, whenever the
coroner of any county is required to travel in the performance
of his or her duties, he or she shall receive the same mileage
fees as are authorized for the sheriff of such county.
    All fees under this Section collected by or on behalf of
the coroner's office shall be paid over to the county
treasurer and deposited into a special account in the county
treasury. Moneys in the special account shall be used solely
for the purchase of electronic and forensic identification
equipment or other related supplies and the operating expenses
of the coroner's office.
(Source: P.A. 96-1161, eff. 7-21-10.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 7/1/2023