Bill Text: IL HB0496 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Township Code. Provides that all townships within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality may be discontinued (currently, municipalities in which the city council exercises the powers and duties of the township board, or in which one or more municipal officials serve as an officer or trustee of the township; that are located within a county with a population of 3 million or more; and which contain a territory of 7 square miles or more). Repeals an Article of the Township Code regarding discontinuance of specified townships in St. Clair County. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-19 - Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay [HB0496 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0496-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning local government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Township Code is amended by changing Section
527-5 and the heading of Article 27 as follows:
6 (60 ILCS 1/Art. 27 heading)
7
ARTICLE 27. DISCONTINUANCE OF TOWNSHIP
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ORGANIZATION WITHIN COTERMINOUS MUNICIPALITY:
9
ALL TOWNSHIPS
10
COUNTY POPULATION OF 3 MILLION OR MORE
11(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13; 99-474, eff. 8-27-15.)
12 (60 ILCS 1/27-5)
13 Sec. 27-5. Applicability. This Article shall apply only to
14a township that: (1) is within a coterminous, or substantially
15coterminous, municipality in which the city council exercises
16the powers and duties of the township board, or in which one or
17more municipal officials serve as an officer or trustee of the
18township; (2) is located within a county with a population of 3
19million or more; and (3) contains a territory of 7 square miles
20or more.
21(Source: P.A. 98-127, eff. 8-2-13.)

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1 (60 ILCS 1/Art. 28 rep.)
2 Section 10. The Township Code is amended by repealing
3Article 28.
4 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.
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