Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 45 ILCS 35/45

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
     Regulations adopted under Section 40 shall be contained in an ordinance that shall be placed on file in the office of the Authority in typewritten or printed form for public inspection not less than 15 days before adoption. The ordinance may impose fines of not more than $100 as the board deems appropriate upon conviction or guilty plea for each violation and may provide that, in case of a continuing violation, each day during which a violation occurs or continues constitutes a separate offense.