Public Act 90-0095
HB1500 Enrolled LRB9002921PTcwA
AN ACT to amend the Clerks of Courts Act by changing
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Clerks of Courts Act is amended by
changing Section 27.3 as follows:
(705 ILCS 105/27.3) (from Ch. 25, par. 27.3)
Sec. 27.3. Compensation.
(a) The county board shall provide the compensation of
Clerks of the Circuit Court, and the amount necessary for
clerk hire, stationery, fuel and other expenses. Beginning
December 1, 1989, the compensation per annum for Clerks of
the Circuit Court shall be as follows:
In counties where the population is:
Less than 14,000...................... at least $13,500
14,001-30,000......................... at least $14,500
30,001-60,000......................... at least $15,000
60,001-100,000........................ at least $15,000
100,001-200,000....................... at least $16,500
200,001-300,000....................... at least $18,000
300,001- 3,000,000.................... at least $20,000
Over 3,000,000........................ at least $55,000
(b) In counties in which the population is 3,000,000 or
less, "base salary" is the compensation paid for each Clerk
of the Circuit Court, respectively, before July 1, 1989.
(c) The Clerks of the Circuit Court, in counties in
which the population is 3,000,000 or less, shall be
compensated as follows:
(1) Beginning December 1, 1989, base salary plus at
least 3% of base salary.
(2) Beginning December 1, 1990, base salary plus at
least 6% of base salary.
(3) Beginning December 1, 1991, base salary plus at
least 9% of base salary.
(4) Beginning December 1, 1992, base salary plus at
least 12% of base salary.
(d) In addition to the compensation provided by the
county board, each Clerk of the Circuit Court shall receive
of $3,500 per year from the State for the additional
duties imposed by Sections 5-9-1 and 5-9-1.2 of the Unified
Code of Corrections, Section 10 of the Violent Crime Victims
Assistance Act, and Section 16-104a of the Illinois Vehicle
Code, and other laws, in the following amount:
(1) $3,500 per year before January 1, 1997.
(2) $4,500 per year beginning January 1, 1997.
(3) $5,500 per year beginning January 1, 1998.
(4) $6,500 per year beginning January 1, 1999.
The total amount required for such awards shall be
appropriated each year by the General Assembly to the Supreme
Court, which shall distribute such awards in annual lump sum
payments to the Clerks of the Circuit Court in all counties.
This annual award, and any other award or stipend paid out of
State funds to the Clerks of the Circuit Court, shall not
affect any other compensation provided by law to be paid to
Clerks of the Circuit Court.
(e) Also in addition to the compensation provided by the
county board, Clerks of the Circuit Court in counties in
which one or more State correctional institutions are located
shall receive reimbursement in the amount of $10,000 per year
for one employee to perform services in connection with the
State correctional institution, payable monthly from the
State Treasury to the treasurer of the county in which the
additional staff is employed. This subsection (e) shall not
apply to staff added before November 29, 1990.
For purposes of this subsection (e), "State correctional
institution" means any facility of the Department of
Corrections, including without limitation adult facilities,
juvenile facilities, pre-release centers, community
correction centers, and work camps.
(f) No county board may reduce or otherwise impair the
compensation payable from county funds to a Clerk of the
Circuit Court if the reduction or impairment is the result of
the Clerk of the Circuit Court receiving an award or stipend
payable from State funds.
(Source: P.A. 86-482; 86-1386; 86-1447; 87-435.)
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon