Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 5 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Section 107-12
(725 ILCS 5/107-12) (from Ch. 38, par. 107-12)
Sec. 107-12. Notice to appear.
(a) Whenever a peace officer is authorized to arrest a person without a warrant he may instead issue to such person a notice to appear.
(b) The notice shall:
(1) Be in writing;
(2) State the name of the person and his address, if known;
(3) Set forth the nature of the offense;
(4) Be signed by the officer issuing the notice; and
(5) Request the person to appear before a court at a certain time and place.
(c) Upon failure of the person to appear a summons or warrant of arrest may issue.
(d) In any case in which a person is arrested for a Class C misdemeanor or a petty offense and remanded to the sheriff other than pursuant to a court order, the sheriff may issue such person a notice to appear.
(Source: P.A. 83-693.)
Last modified: March 18, 2014