Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0013    Version: 1 Name: SAO: State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor Program
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2021 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 1/11/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 for a continued participation fee of $48,000.
Attachments: 1. SAAP Invoice FY22
Title
Joint resolution authorizing the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 for a continued participation fee of $48,000.

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, legislative updates, and Uniform Complaint Book supplements.
* The Board of Governors of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor has voted to provide a one-year decrease of $1,000 for county contributions. The Lake County State's Attorney's Office contribution for FY 2022 is $48,000.
* The State's Attorney's approved FY 2022 budget includes the $48,000 fee.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Office of the State's Attorney's Appellate Prosecutor was created to provide services to State's Attorneys in counties 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 counties 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 appel...

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