Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 5 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Section 124B-710

    (725 ILCS 5/124B-710)

    Sec. 124B-710. Sale of forfeited property by Director of State Police; return to seizing agency or prosecutor.

    (a) The court shall authorize the Director of State Police to seize any property declared forfeited under this Article on terms and conditions the court deems proper.

    (b) When property is forfeited under this Part 700, the Director of State Police shall sell the property unless the property is required by law to be destroyed or is harmful to the public. The Director shall distribute the proceeds of the sale, together with any moneys forfeited or seized, in accordance with Section 124B-715.

    (c) On the application of the seizing agency or prosecutor who was responsible for the investigation, arrest, and prosecution that lead to the forfeiture, however, the Director may return any item of forfeited property to the seizing agency or prosecutor for official use in the enforcement of laws relating to Article 17B or Section 17-6.3 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 if the agency or prosecutor can demonstrate that the item requested would be useful to the agency or prosecutor in their enforcement efforts. When any real property returned to the seizing agency is sold by the agency or its unit of government, the proceeds of the sale shall be delivered to the Director and distributed in accordance with Section 124B-715.

(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10; 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

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