Death Penalty Abolition Fund (DPA)
CSFA Number: 546-00-2162
Agency Name
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (546)
Agency Contact
Ronnie Reichgelt
(312) 814-0706
ronnie.reichgelt@illinois.gov
Short Description
(725 ILCS 5/119-1) Sec. 119-1. Death penalty abolished. (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the death penalty is abolished and a sentence to death may not be imposed. (b) All unobligated and unexpended moneys remaining in the Capital Litigation Trust Fund on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall be transferred into the Death Penalty Abolition Fund, a special fund in the State treasury, to be expended by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, for services for families of victims of homicide or murder and for training of law enforcement personnel.
Subject Area
Public Safety
Program Function
Law, Justice, and Legal Services
Enabling Legislation
(725 ILCS 5/119-1) Sec. 119-1. Death penalty abolished. (a) Beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly, notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the death penalty is abolished and a sentence to death may not be imposed. (b) All unobligated and unexpended moneys remaining in the Capital Litigation Trust Fund on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall be transferred into the Death Penalty Abolition Fund, a special fund in the State treasury, to be expended by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, for services for families of victims of homicide or murder and for training of law enforcement personnel.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
For services for families of victims of homicide or murder and for training of law enforcement personnel.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Assistance Consideration
N/A.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2020 : $6,500,000
Federal Funding
None
Notice of Funding Opportunities
None
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
592001 MSCChicago Survivors07/01/201906/30/2020607,924
592003 LPNorthern Illinois University07/01/201906/30/202099,999