2019 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 705 - COURTS
705 ILCS 17/ - Supreme Court Historic Preservation Act.

(705 ILCS 17/1)
Sec. 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the Supreme Court Historic Preservation Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/5)
Sec. 5. Definitions. For the purpose of this Act:
"Commission" means the Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission.
"Court" means the Illinois Supreme Court.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/10)
Sec. 10. Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission; creation; commissioners; appointments; terms; compensation.
(a) The Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission is created within the Judicial Branch of State government.
(b) The Commission consists of 9 commissioners as follows:
(1) the Administrative Director of the Illinois

Courts shall serve as a commissioner ex officio;

(2) Two commissioners appointed by the Court, one of

whom shall be designated as the chairperson of the Commission upon appointment;

(3) Two commissioners appointed by the Governor;
(4) Two commissioners appointed by the President of

the Senate, one of whom may not belong to the same political party as the President; and

(5) Two commissioners appointed by the Speaker of the

House of Representatives, one of whom may not belong to the same political party as the Speaker.

(c) The terms of the initial appointed commissioners shall commence upon qualification. Each appointing authority shall designate one appointee to serve for a 2-year term running through June 30, 2009, and each appointing authority shall designate one appointee to serve for a 4-year term running through June 30, 2011. The commissioner designated as the chairperson by the Court must be appointed for a 4-year term. The initial appointments must be made by January 1, 2008.
(d) After the initial terms, commissioners shall serve for 4-year terms commencing on July 1 of the year of appointment and running through June 30 of the 4th following year. Commissioners may be reappointed to one or more subsequent terms.
(e) Vacancies occurring other than at the end of a term shall be filled by the appointing authority only for the balance of the term of the commissioner whose office is vacant.
(f) Terms shall run regardless of whether the position is filled.
(g) The members of the Commission shall receive no compensation for their service, except for their actual expenses while in the discharge of their official duties.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07; 95-704, eff. 12-31-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/15)
Sec. 15. Commission policy, powers, and duties. The Commission shall assist and advise the Court in regard to the acquisition, collection, documentation, preservation, cataloging, and related matters with respect to historic aspects of buildings, objects, artifacts, documents, and information, regardless of form, relating to the Illinois judiciary.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/20)
Sec. 20. Supreme Court Historic Preservation Fund.
(a) The Supreme Court Historic Preservation Fund is created as a special fund in the State treasury. Subject to appropriation, the moneys in the Fund shall be used only by the Commission as deemed appropriate for historic preservation and related purposes, including the hiring of necessary staff.
(b) All moneys received by the Commission, including without limitation, grants, gifts, donations, bequests, fees, admissions, sales, and concessions, from any source, including private, public, governmental, and individual, must be deposited into the Fund. All interest that is attributable to moneys in the Fund must be deposited into the Fund.
(c) On July 1, 2007, or as soon thereafter as may be practical, the State Treasurer shall transfer the amount of $5,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Supreme Court Historic Preservation Fund.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/25)
Sec. 25. Annual report. The Commission shall provide a report of its fiscal and programmatic activities to the Court, the Governor, and the General Assembly, on or before January 31, 2009, and annually thereafter.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


(705 ILCS 17/90)
Sec. 90. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07; text omitted.)


(705 ILCS 17/95)
Sec. 95. (Amendatory provisions; text omitted).
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07; text omitted.)


(705 ILCS 17/99)
Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law.
(Source: P.A. 95-410, eff. 8-24-07.)


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