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File #: 17-5054    Version: 1 Name: Office of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor of the State of Illinois; State's Attorney Appeallate Assistance Program IGA with State
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 8/28/2017 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/13/2017 Final action: 9/13/2017
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Grantee: Cook County State's Attorney's Office Grantor: Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor of the State of Illinois Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: This funding will enable the State's Attorney's Office to maintain assistant state's attorney positions in the Criminal Appeals Division that are dedicated to working on criminal appeals in Cook County. Grant Amount: $2,000,000.00 Grant Period: 9/1/2017- 6/30/2018 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all the requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The State's Attorney's Office has received funding from the Illinois Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor for consecutive years beginning in 2003; with 2016 being the last year to receive. The purpose of these funds is to staff the Criminal Appeals Division at a level that better bal...
Indexes: KIMBERLY M. FOXX, Cook County State's Attorney

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

 

Grantee:  Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

 

Grantor:  Office of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor of the State of Illinois

 

Request:  Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose: This funding will enable the State’s Attorney’s Office to maintain assistant state’s attorney positions in the Criminal Appeals Division that are dedicated to working on criminal appeals in Cook County.

 

Grant Amount:  $2,000,000.00

 

Grant Period:  9/1/2017- 6/30/2018

 

Fiscal Impact:   None

 

Accounts:  N/A

 

Concurrences:

The Budget Department has received all the requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

 

Summary: The State’s Attorney’s Office has received funding from the Illinois Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor for consecutive years beginning in 2003; with 2016 being the last year to receive. The purpose of these funds is to staff the Criminal Appeals Division at a level that better balances staffing between defense attorneys working on criminal appeals in Cook County and the number of assistant state’s attorneys responding to those briefs. This grant does not require a match contribution.

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