FEW OF THE MOST IMPORTANT LAWS FOR ILLINOIS CORONERS
Concerning the Stipend:
55 ILCS 5/4-6001, Officers in counties of less than 2,000,000
*19041 55 ILCS 5/4-6001
Formerly cited as IL ST CH 34 p 4-6001
ILLINOIS COMPILED STATUTES
CHAPTER 55. COUNTIES
ACT 5. COUNTIES CODE
ARTICLE 4. FEES AND SALARIES
DIVISION 4-6. COUNTY OFFICERS' SALARIES IN COUNTIES OF LESS THAN 2,000,000 INHABITANTS
Current through P.A. 90-573, apv. 2/6/98
5/4-6001. Officers in counties of less than 2,000,000
(e) Beginning December 1, 1990, no county board may reduce or otherwise impair the compensation payable from county funds to a county officer if the reduction or impairment is the result of the county officer receiving an award or stipend payable from State funds.
(55 ILCS 5/5-1085.5 new)
Sec. 5-1085.5. Homicide and questionable death protocol.
Each county, except home rule counties, must establish a Â written protocol to deal with homicides and questionable Â deaths. The protocol must be promulgated by the Coroner, Â Sheriff, State's Attorney, all fire departments and fire Â protection districts located in the county, and all police Â departments located in the county. The protocol must include Â at least the following:
(a) the types of deaths that fall under the scope of the Â protocol;
(b) the agencies concerned with the death;
(c) the area of responsibility for each agency regarding Â the death; and
(d) uniform procedures concerning homicides and Â questionable deaths.
If, prior to the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly, a county has established a written Â protocol that was agreed to by the agencies specified in this Section to deal with homicides and questionable deaths, then Â that protocol is deemed to satisfy the requirements of this Â Section.
The protocol shall not interfere with reasonable attempts to preserve life, attempt resuscitation, or provide necessary medical services.