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RELEVANT STATUTES

Coroner's Act: Chapter 55

The following list is intended to serve as a reference index of Illinois Compiled Statutes relevant to the Office of Coroner.

5 ILCS 70/1.08

Sheriff, coroner, etc.

10 ILCS 5/2A-18

Coroner - time of election

20 ILCS 5/6.06

In the Department of Public Health

20 ILCS 515/15

Child death review teams; establishment

20 ILCS 515/20

Reviews of child deaths

20 ILCS 515/25

Team access to information

20 ILCS 2310/55.43

Alzheimer's disease--Collection and exchange of information--Autopsies

20 ILCS 2310/55.72

Task Force on Organ Transplantation

20 ILCS 2435/55

Access to records

20 ILCS 2605/55A-4

Forensic Services--Coordination of gang prevention

20 ILCS 2605/55A-8 

State central repository for dental records

20 ILCS 2630/9 

Dental examinations and records

20 ILCS 3440/3 

Discovery of unregistered graves

35 ILCS 120/5D

Exoneration of Department from furnishing ; bond, making deposit or payment of costs or fees; claim to property attached or levied upon

35 ILCS 200/19-55 

Sureties on collector's bonds

35 ILCS 200/21-355 

Amount of redemption

35 ILCS 200/21-385

Extension of period of redemption

35 ILCS 200/22-15

Service of notice

35 ILCS 200/22-20

Proof of service of notice--Publication of notice

40 ILCS 5/7-145.1

Alternative annuity for county officers

 

55 ILCS 5/1-4009

Coroner

55 ILCS 5/3-3001

Commission--Training--Duties performed by other county officer

55 ILCS 5/3-3002

Commencement of duties

55 ILCS 5/3-3003 

Duties of coroner

55 ILCS 5/3-3004

Bond

55 ILCS 5/3-3005

Oath

55 ILCS 5/3-3006

Copies of bond as evidence

55 ILCS 5/3-3007

Conservator of the peace

55 ILCS 5/3-3008

Coroner to act when sheriff prejudiced

55 ILCS 5/3-3009

Sheriff's or police officer's performance of coroner's duties

55 ILCS 5/3-3010

Coroner to act when sheriff's office vacant

55 ILCS 5/3-3011

Classification of counties

55 ILCS 5/3-3012

In-service training expenses

55 ILCS 5/3-3013

Preliminary investigations--Blood and urine analysis--Summoning jury

55 ILCS 5/3-3014

Autopsy to be performed by licensed physician--Costs--Reports

55 ILCS 5/3-3015

Circumstances under which autopsy to be performed

55 ILCS 5/3-3016

Sudden infant death syndrome

55 ILCS 5/3-3017

Cremation

55 ILCS 5/3-3018

Death certificates

55 ILCS 5/3-3019

Removal of bodies-Violation

 

55 ILCS 5/3-3020

Coroner to be notified-Violation

55 ILCS 5/3-3021 

Public policy--Release of body to next of kin

55 ILCS 5/3-3022

Bystanders

55 ILCS 5/3-3023

Penalties against jurors

55 ILCS 5/3-3024

Oath of jurors

55 ILCS 5/3-3025

Verdict of jury

55 ILCS 5/3-3026

Summoning witnesses-Subpoenas

55 ILCS 5/3-3027

Notice of inquest

55 ILCS 5/3-3028

Recognizance of witness

55 ILCS 5/3-3029

Commitment of witness-Returns

55 ILCS 5/3-3030

Representation of witnesses by counsel

55 ILCS 5/3-3031

Testimony reduced to writing--Coroner's verdict not admissible in civil suit

55 ILCS 5/3-3032

Inquest record

55 ILCS 5/3-3033

Disposition of property

55 ILCS 5/3-3034

Disposition of body

55 ILCS 5/3-3035

Liability of common carrier for burial expenses

55 ILCS 5/3-3036

Arrest of slayer based on verdict

55 ILCS 5/3-3037

Embalming dead body

55 ILCS 5/3-3038

Coroner in military service

55 ILCS 5/3-3039 

Vacancy

 

55 ILCS 5/3-3040

Appointment of deputies

55 ILCS 5/3-3041

Oath of deputies

55 ILCS 5/3-3042

Duties of deputies

55 ILCS 5/3-3043

Vacancy--Appointed coroner

55 ILCS 5/3-3044

Abolition of office; performance of duties by another

55 ILCS 5/3-14002

Position-classification agency

55 ILCS 5/4-6001

Officers in counties of less than 2,000,000

55 ILCS 5/4-6002

Coroners in counties of less than 2,000,000

55 ILCS 5/4-7001

Coroner's fees

55 ILCS 5/4-11002

Juror's fees on inquest

55 ILCS 5/5-1085.5

Homicide & Questionable Death Protocol

55 ILCS 5/5-1106

County offices, equipment and expenditures

70 ILCS 605/5-7

Original assessments--Right to jury

210 ILCS 30/4

Abuse or neglect reports--Persons required to report

225 ILCS 705/10.03

Notice to coroner of death in or about mine-Inquest

225 ILCS 705/10.04

State Mine Inspector--Personal investigation of accidents--Record

225 ILCS 710/15 

Emergency organization chart or plan-Loss of life--Notice--Inquest

225 ILCS 710/16

Employee failure; investigation

320 ILCS 20/8

Access to records

325 ILCS 5/4

Persons required to report--Medical personnel-Privileged communications--Transmitting false report

 

325 ILCS 5/4.1

Death caused by abuse or neglect-Reports

325 ILCS 5/7.9

Form and content of reports

325 ILCS 5/11.1 

Access to records

405 ILCS 5/5-100

Death; notice; inquest; fees

410 ILCS 18/15 

Authorizing agent

410 ILCS 18/35

Cremation procedures

410 ILCS 60/1

Establishment

410 ILCS 505/5

Construction

410 ILCS 510/1

Delivery of bodies; conditions; preferences;use

410 ILCS 535/18

Deaths; places of registration

410 ILCS 535/20

Fetal death; place of registration

410 ILCS 535/21

Dead bodies or fetuses; written report; permit for disposition

625 ILCS 5/11-413

Coroners to report

625 ILCS 5/11-414

Department to tabulate and analyze motor vehicle accident reports

625 ILCS 5/11-501.7 

Youthful Intoxicated Drivers' Visitation Program

625 ILCS 5/12-215

Oscillating, rotating or flashing lights on motor vehicles

625 ILCS 45/6-1

Collisions, accidents, and casualties-Reports

705 ILCS 205/10

Persons prohibited to practice as attorney

705 ILCS 305/20

Drawing by lot or computer--Presence of attorney for party litigants

705 ILCS 310/8 

Active jury list--Method of selection-Period jury lists--Drawings--Other duties

 

705 ILCS 405/2-6

Duty of officer

705 ILCS 405/2-15

Summons

705 ILCS 405/3-17

Summons

705 ILCS 405/4-14

Summons

705 ILCS 405/5-15

Summons

725 ILCS 5/107-15 

Fresh pursuit

725 ILCS 5/107-16

Apprehension of offender

725 ILCS 5/115-5.1

Records of the coroner's medical or laboratory examiner as evidence

725 ILCS 5/115-17

Clerk; issuance of subpoenas

730 ILCS 5/3-9-6

Unauthorized Absence

730 ILCS 5/3-13-4

Rules and Sanctions

730 ILCS 125/8

Sheriff; imprisonment in jail; coroner as warden

735 ILCS 5/2-202

Persons authorized to serve process-Place of service--Failure to make return

735 ILCS 5/4-110

Order for attachment

735 ILCS 5/8-2201 

Admissibility of coroner's records

735 ILCS 5/10-110

Service of order

735 ILCS 5/11-106

Injunctive relief on Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday

735 ILCS 5/12-201

Procedure

735 ILCS 5/12-204

Trial and judgment

735 ILCS 5/12-205

Costs

740 ILCS 110/10

Disclosure in civil, criminal, and other proceedings

755 ILCS 50/8

Rights and duties at death

755 ILCS 55/1

Corneal tissue transplant-Conditions

755 ILCS 55/1.1

Payment for gift

755 ILCS 55/2

Objections

755 ILCS 55/3

Immunity from civil or criminal liability

820 ILCS 35/8

Process--Manner of service

820 ILCS 310/12

Physical examinations-Autopsy

820 ILCS 405/2500

Director not required to pay costs

CONST. ART. 7, S 4 

County Officers