Our Purpose

The Lake County Juvenile Justice Council:

  • provides a forum for the development of a community-based interagency assessment of the local juvenile justice system;
  • develops a county juvenile justice plan for the prevention of juvenile delinquency;
  • makes recommendations to the County Board for more effectively utilizing existing community resources for juveniles; and
  • promotes and effectuates cooperation and coordination between the court and agencies and departments involved in the juvenile justice system.

Current Legislation

For current updates and status of each pending bill, go to www.ilga.gov to review.

705 ILCS 405 / 1-19 new

 
Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Eliminates fines and fees under the Act. Provides that on the effective date of the amendatory Act, any unpaid obligations owed by minors or their parents, guardians, or legal custodians on judgments or orders for fees, fines, or administrative costs entered prior to the effective date of the amendatory Act are not collectible and the court shall enter an order to that effect within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act.

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