Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0010    Version: 1 Name: State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecution Program
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/19/2019 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 for a continued participation fee of $49,000.
Attachments: 1. Appellate Pros Invoice FY2020
Title
Joint resolution authorizing the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 for a continued participation fee of $49,000.

Staff Summary
* This is a renewal for the continued operation of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor Program.
* Through this program the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor handles Lake County criminal appeals, provides investigative and prosecutorial support in criminal cases, provides comprehensive training programs for prosecutors, and provides monthly case law newsletters, and legislative updates.
* The Board of Governors of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor voted to increase county contributions for FY 2020 to $49,000 for counties with populations of 500,000 and over.
* The State's Attorney's Office approved FY 2020 budget includes funding for this program.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor was created to provide services to State's Attorneys in Judicial Districts containing less than 3,000,000 inhabitants; and

WHEREAS, the powers and duties of the Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor are defined and enumerated in the "State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor's Act," 725 ILCS 210/1 et seq., as amended; and

WHEREAS, the Illinois General Assembly appropriates monies for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor, one-third from the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor County Fund and two-thirds from the General Revenue Fund, provided that such funding receives county approval and support from within the respective Judicial Districts eligible to apply; and

WHEREAS, the Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor shall administer the operation of the appellate offices so as to insure that all participating State's Attorneys continue to have final authority in preparation, filing, and arguing of all appellate briefs and any trial assistance; and...

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