Bill Text: IL SB0765 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Chaptered

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-02 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0197 [SB0765 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-SB0765-Chaptered.html

Public Act 101-0197
SB0765 EnrolledLRB101 04525 TAE 49533 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by changing
Section 6-115 as follows:
(605 ILCS 5/6-115) (from Ch. 121, par. 6-115)
Sec. 6-115.
(a) Except as provided in Section 10-20 of the Township
Code or subsection (b), no person shall be eligible to the
office of highway commissioner unless he shall be a legal voter
and has been one year a resident of the district. In road
districts that elect a clerk the same limitation shall apply to
the district clerk.
(b) A board of trustees may (i) appoint a non-resident or a
resident that has not resided in the district for one year to
be a highway commissioner, or (ii) contract with a neighboring
township to provide highway commissioner services if:
(1) the district is within a township with no
incorporated town;
(2) the township is a population of less than 500; and
(3) no qualified candidate who has resided in the
township for at least one year is willing to serve as
highway commissioner.
(Source: P.A. 88-670, eff. 12-2-94.)