§ 740 ILCS 45/1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the “Crime Victims …
§ 740 ILCS 45/2 Definitions
§ 740 ILCS 45/2.5 Felon as victim
§ 740 ILCS 45/3.1 In addition to other powers and duties set forth in the Court of …
§ 740 ILCS 45/4.1 In addition to other powers and duties set forth in this Act and …
§ 740 ILCS 45/4.2 Cooperation in review of crime victims compensation applications
§ 740 ILCS 45/5.1 (a) Every hospital licensed under the laws of this State shall …
§ 740 ILCS 45/6.1 Right to compensation
§ 740 ILCS 45/7.1 (a) The application shall set out:
§ 740 ILCS 45/8.1 If an applicant does not submit all materials substantiating his or …
§ 740 ILCS 45/9.1 In determining whether an applicant is entitled to compensation, the …
§ 740 ILCS 45/10.1 Amount of compensation
§ 740 ILCS 45/10.2 Emergency awards
§ 740 ILCS 45/11.1 The Court of Claims may provide for the payment of an award in a lump …
§ 740 ILCS 45/12 No fee may be charged to the applicant in any proceeding under this …
§ 740 ILCS 45/12.1 The Court of Claims may, after a hearing, make an award to a person …
§ 740 ILCS 45/13.1 (a) A hearing before a Commissioner of the Court of Claims shall be …
§ 740 ILCS 45/14.1 (a) Hearings shall be open to the public unless the Court of Claims …
§ 740 ILCS 45/15 At the conclusion of a hearing held under this Act, the Court of …
§ 740 ILCS 45/16 The Court of Claims, on its own motion or upon the written request of …
§ 740 ILCS 45/17 Subrogation
§ 740 ILCS 45/18 Claims against awards
§ 740 ILCS 45/18.5 Restrictions on collection of debts incurred by crime victims
§ 740 ILCS 45/20 (a) In addition to any other civil liability or criminal penalties …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 740 ILCS 45 - Crime Victims Compensation Act

  • Acquire: includes to purchase, erect, build, construct, reconstruct, complete, repair, replace, alter, extend, better, equip, develop, and improve a project, including the acquisition and clearing of a site or sites therefor. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 691/36-5
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the University or its successor. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 691/36-5
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Federal agency: means the United States of America, the President of the United States of America, or such agency or agencies of the United States of America as may be designated or created to make loans or grants or both. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 691/36-5
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Person under legal disability: means a person 18 years or older who (a) because of mental deterioration or physical incapacity is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (b) is a person with mental illness or is a person with developmental disabilities and who because of his or her mental illness or developmental disability is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (c) because of gambling, idleness, debauchery or excessive use of intoxicants or drugs, so spends or wastes his or her estate as to expose himself or herself or his or her family to want or suffering. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.06
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Project: means and includes revenue producing buildings, structures and facilities which, as determined by the Board, are required by, or necessary for the use or benefit of, such University, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, student residence halls; apartments; staff housing facilities; dormitories; health, hospital or medical facilities; dining halls; student union buildings; field houses; stadiums; physical education installations and facilities; auditoriums; facilities for student or staff services; any facility or building leased to the United States of America; off-street parking facilities; heretofore, or as may be hereafter, acquired, with all equipment and appurtenant facilities; or any one, or more than one, or all, of the foregoing, or any combination thereof, for such University. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 691/36-5
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • University: means and includes Western Illinois University, located at Macomb, Illinois, and its branches. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 691/36-5
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.