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705 ILCS 75/ Court Reporter Transcript Act Illinois Compiled Statutes Courts Court Reporter Transcript Act 705 ILCS 75/

(705 ILCS 75/)

(705 ILCS 75/0.01) Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Court Reporter Transcript Act. (Source: P.A. 86-1324.)

(705 ILCS 75/1) Sec. 1. The official court reporter in attendance at any arraignment wherein the accused upon conviction shall, or may be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary, shall take full stenographic notes of the proceedings, including in particular the plea or change of plea by the accused and the receipt and entry thereof by the court, the admonishment given by the court, the inquiries made by the court on the matters required by Rules 401 and 402 of the Illinois Supreme Court and the answer of the accused. When required by Court rule or otherwise ordered by the court, the reporter shall transcribe such notes and the transcript shall be filed in the case and become a part of the common law record. (Source: P.A. 80-1007.)

(705 ILCS 75/2) Sec. 2. In any case arising under "An Act to provide a remedy for persons convicted and imprisoned in the penitentiary, who assert that rights guaranteed to them by the Constitution of the United States or the State of Illinois, or both, have been denied, or violated, in proceedings in which they were convicted", approved August 4, 1949, in which the presiding judge has determined that the post-conviction petition is sufficient to require an answer, it shall be the duty of the official court reporter to transcribe, in whole or in part, his stenographic notes of the evidence introduced at the trial in which the petitioner was convicted, if instructed so to do by the State's Attorney or by the court. (Source: L. 1965, p. 3443.)

(705 ILCS 75/3) Sec. 3. Upon order of the court, the official court reporter shall transcribe and furnish an original and a copy or copies of the pre-trial proceedings and the proceedings at the trial of any person where, pursuant to Rule 607 of the Illinois Supreme Court, an order could be entered so requiring, if the defendant is convicted. (Source: P.A. 90-505, eff. 8-19-97.)

(705 ILCS 75/4) Sec. 4. The reporter, in full for all his services in connection with the transcribing and filing or furnishing the transcripts referred to in this Act, shall be paid a fee as provided in Section 5 of the Court Reporters Act, approved August 5, 1965, as amended. All such fees shall be paid out of the State Treasury on the warrant of the Supreme Court, from appropriations made for such purpose, upon presentation of a certificate signed by the presiding judge setting the amount due said reporter. Such certificate shall as to each original transcript (and a copy or copies where fee for a copy or copies is authorized by statute or Illinois Supreme Court Rule) set forth the title and number of the cause in which the transcript was required to be furnished, the nature of the proceedings transcribed (whether an arraignment, proceedings at criminal trial or proceedings at post-conviction hearing) and the fee approved therefor. The Supreme Court may prescribe the form of the certificate and furnish same. (Source: P.A. 90-505, eff. 8-19-97.)

(705 ILCS 75/5) Sec. 5. Where the court has authorized a person other than the official reporter who took the stenographic notes to transcribe the same the person making and filing or furnishing such transcript (and a copy or copies when authorized by statute or Illinois Supreme Court Rule) shall be entitled to the fee. (Source: P.A. 90-505, eff. 8-19-97.)

(705 ILCS 75/6) Sec. 6. The reasonable fees of a court reporter incurred in preparing the transcript of proceedings for purposes of appeal in cases in which a minor has been found to be abused, neglected or dependent shall be fixed by the court and shall be charged to a parent or other person liable under the law for the support of the minor, to the extent that person is able to pay. Any portion of such fees which the person is unable to pay shall be paid from the general fund of the county. (Source: P.A. 86-827.)



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